• Yogurt in the mix: Guiding Kids to better habits

    I had the privilege of listening live to the symposium “Yogurt as a vehicle of healthy eating in children” at the recent NUTRIMAD 2018, a public health nutrition conference held

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  • Nutrition In A Box

    For the past several years, I have had the immense pleasure of working with the OHSU Bob and Charlee Moore Institute to further their community outreach mission. I worked with a

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  • Growing Kids and Veggies

    It’s no secret that I love edible gardening. Growing up on a farm, I was exposed to gardens and fields when I was literally just a sprout. I’m convinced that’s

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  • Feeding the Young Athlete

    Kids were made for movement. Youth sports, dancing, biking, climbing, jumping and active play all contribute to better overall health and fitness, motor skill development, a healthy weight and even

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  • The “Rule of 3” for a Better Breakfast

    Mix and match your way to a high performance breakfast! Most kids and adults fall short when it comes to eating enough whole fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Breakfast provides

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Go Further With Food! 

Can you imagine a weekly shopping trip where you select and pay for your groceries and then toss one out of every three bags directly into the garbage on the way to your car? Of course this sounds ridiculous, but according to USDA, between 30-40% of the American food supply is wasted! And the biggest source of food waste is

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Flavor your February with delicious heart-healthy Foods

Celebrate American Heart Month with flavor-filled, colorful foods February is American Heart month, which is a great time to revisit your lifestyle habits and set goals for adopting heart healthy habits. Heart disease remains the leading killer in the US for women and men alike. We also know that heart disease begins in childhood so adopting healthy family food habits early

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