• 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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Building My Healthy Hut

Every year at my workplace, we have a gingerbread house contest. I have never entered, primarily because we have some hardcore artistic people and I find it rather intimidating. I also really wasn’t into building a candy creation. After all, I am a dietitian and you can probably guess how I view gobs of candy and frosting. So this year,

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Healthy Holiday Swaps

Lighten up your holidays with healthy treats and fun physical activity! You don’t have to give up treats entirely or feel guilty about an occasional over-indulgence this season. The key to keeping holidays both healthy and fun is to strike a balance.  Below are a few swaps that will keep your holidays healthy without fear of morphing into the “Nutrition

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