Tag Archives: Nutrition

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 the reason I find it so easy to make “half my plate” (or more) fruits and veggies. As long as you don’t ask me to eat canned peas, I will

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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 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

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