Tag Archives: health

The Whole Story of Yogurt

As a dietitian, I have the habit of breaking foods down based on their nutrient contributions.  For example, I might point out to my patients that lentils are a great source of iron and folate or strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C or yogurt provides calcium. But as nutrition science evolves, we now understand that this is an

Read more

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 academic success.  The goal for school-aged kids and teens is to achieve a minimum of one hour of moderate to vigorous physical activity each day. For children who compete in

Read more
« Older Entries Recent Entries »