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  • Home Composting: Put Your Scraps to Use

    04/22/2015

    Celebrate Earth Day by starting your own compost pile! Composting is a magical process. Given time, kitchen scraps, grass clippings, shredded paper or leaves can yield this black gold soil. Put Scraps to Use with Composting Home Composting: Put Your Scraps to Use Garden compost composting gardening …

  • Happier Meals for Kids at the Drive-Through

    04/23/2015

    Fast food meals for kids have gotten healthier, but these quick-serve food establishments remain a minefield of less-than-desirable choices. ker kids eat right drive-thru drive thru happy meals fast food fast-food Happier Meals for Kids at the Drive-Through Happier Meals for Kids at the Drive-Throug…

  • 16 Safe Handling Tips for Fruits and Vegetables

    04/17/2015

    You can keep your produce safe to eat with these 16 tips on proper food preparation and storage. food handling safe handling tips fruit vegetables safe handling tips for fruits and vegetables 16 Safe Handling Tips for Fruits and Vegetables 16 Safe Handling Tips for Fruits and Vegetables Jill Kohn Yo…

  • Start a Container Garden with Your Family

    04/21/2015

    If you want to eat local, know where your food is coming from, save money and reap healthy rewards, start a home garden! There's a harvest of benefits when you involve kids in the process, too. ker kids eat right container garden gardening harvest harvesting grown growing Start a Container Garde…

  • Reduce Risk During Cancer Control Month

    04/20/2015

    April is Cancer Control Month, a time to focus on what you can do to reduce your risk of cancer. Cancer Control Month cancer April cancer nutrition Reduce Risk During Cancer Control Month Reduce Risk During Cancer Control Month Jill Kohn April is Cancer Control Month, a time to focus on what you can…

  • Help Kids Cope with Food Peer Pressure

    04/13/2015

    Set the stage for a lifetime of healthy eating habits — even when kids are at parties, sleepovers or eating at restaurants with friends. kids eat right ker sleepovers sleep overs sleep-overs Help Kids Cope with Food Peer Pressure Help Kids Cope with Food Peer Pressure Andrea Johnson Much of life rev…

  • Chemotherapy and Diet

    04/16/2015

    Cancer strikes about one in three adults over his or her lifetime. Your diet is one of the most important factors under your control that can reduce cancer risk. chemotherapy and diet chemotherapy diet cancer risk cancer Chemotherapy and Diet Chemotherapy and Diet Suzanne Dixon Chemotherapy is a mai…

  • Exercise Safely in Hot Weather

    04/24/2015

    When the mercury rises, "easy" exercise becomes a huge physical undertaking, and intense exercise can be deadly. Here's how to protect yourself from developing a heat-related illness. hot weather exercise summer exercise outdoor workouts heat stroke heat-related illness intense workout…

  • Breast-feeding and the Athlete

    04/27/2015

    With a doctor's guidance, most women can engage in sports or some form of regular physical activity if they're breast-feeding. breast-feeding athlete physical activity pregnancy Breast-feeding and the Athlete Breast-feeding and the Athlete Roberta Duyff If you're an athlete, you can also…

  • Understanding Eating Disorders

    04/23/2015

    According to the American Psychiatric Association, millions of Americans suffer from an eating disorder and anyone can be affected. eating disorders professional help understanding eating disorders anorexia bulimia Understanding Eating Disorders Understanding Eating Disorders Jill Kohn According to …

  • Vitamin D Deficiency in Kids

    04/21/2015

    Vitamin D deficiency can lead to rickets or defective bone growth. Make sure your child is getting enough vitamin D each day by including milk with most meals. Vitamin D Deficiency in Kids Vitamin D Deficiency in Kids Vitamin D Deficiency in Kids Made in your body, vitamin D plays an important role …

  • Make a Fresh Start with Spring Foods

    03/25/2015

    Spring is a great time to hit the reset button and reintroduce some fresh foods into your kids' diet after a long winter. Get into the swing of spring with these four seasonal favorites. Make a Fresh Start with Spring Foods Make a Fresh Start with Spring Foods Jess Cording Spring is a great time…

  • Practice Food Safety this World Health Day

    04/07/2015

    Each year millions of people become sick from contaminated food or water. That's why this year's World Health Day focus — food safety — is so important. Practice Food Safety this World Health Day World Health Day Food Safety food poisoning avoid food poisoning Practice Food Safety this World…

  • Set Smart Lifestyle Goals with the Help of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

    03/11/2015

    Registered dietitian nutritionists are committed to helping people enjoy healthy lives through their food and nutrition services. Set Smart Lifestyle Goals with the Help of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Set Smart Lifestyle Goals with the Help of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Set Smart Li…

  • How to Raise a Future Foodie

    04/03/2015

    Move over picky eaters: Recently, there’s an emerging trend of children who are miniature gourmets, or "foodies." How to Raise a Future Foodie How to Raise a Future Foodie Karen Ansel Move over picky eaters: There's an emerging trend of children who are miniature gourmets, or "fo…

  • Keep Kids Out of the Clean Plate Club

    03/27/2015

    What seems like nurturing and concern may actually be an invitation to an eventual weight problem. Forcing kids to overeat teaches them to ignore their bodies’ signals that they’ve had enough. ker kids eat right clean plate club Jill Weisenberger Ximena Jimenez Angie Hasemann Keep Kids Out of the Cl…

  • Fitness Trackers for Kids

    03/18/2015

    Though most fitness trackers target adults, new products and devices are being designed just for kids. fitness trackers fitness trackers for kids kids eat right fitness wearables Fitness Trackers for Kids Fitness Trackers for Kids Marisa Moore It seems adults everywhere want to measure every step ta…

  • The Facts on Sodium and High Blood Pressure

    03/10/2015

    Everybody has sodium in their diet; it's a fact of life. Learn why lowering your sodium intake may benefit your health. The Facts on Sodium and High Blood Pressure salt high blood pressure sodium The Facts on Sodium and High Blood Pressure The Facts on Sodium and High Blood Pressure Jill Kohn Ev…

  • Food Safety Rules for Leftovers and Takeout

    03/30/2015

    Leftovers and takeout food require proper handling when packed up and prepared again later, so ensure the safety of your meal the second time around with these steps. food safety rules leftovers takeout Food Safety Rules for Leftovers and Takeout Food Safety Rules for Leftovers and Takeout Sharon De…