Gaming for Nutrition

I caught up with Melissa Halas-Liang, mom, dietitian and founder of the popular children’s nutrition site SuperKidsNutrition.com to ask her about her new free app, FoodLeap and her thoughts on helping kids eat healthier. Can you share with my readers, … Continue reading

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Back to School with Breakfast

Breakfast is often viewed as the most important meal of the day. This can be debatable, as it depends on the day, but for school-age children and teens, breakfast truly is important in terms of good health and proper growth. … Continue reading

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No Really, Dietitians Do Want Kids to Eat Right

There’s been quite a stir over the past week over the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics decision to allow Kraft® to use their “Kids Eat Right” logo on the Kraft Singles® product. Among registered dietitian members, there is not really much … Continue reading

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Which is Better: No Calories, or Some Calories for Breakfast for kids?

God bless the Italians for inventing Nutella®, a delicious chocolate, nutty spread. In the 1940s, Pietro Ferrero, a pastry maker and founder of the Ferrero company used hazelnuts, which are plentiful in the Piedmont region of Italy (northwest), to extend … Continue reading

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