Even if your team doesn’t come out on top, you will bring home a win (nutritionally)!
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian When you think of Halloween, the next word that comes to mind usually isn’t “healthy,” but it wasn’t always that way. Historically, Halloween involved bonfires and costumes to ward off evil spirits in Ireland. When first celebrated in the United States, it involved stories, song and dances about the harvest […]
Fill in the bracket and play to find out which fruit or veggie will be #1 for your family! (click image below for full instructions + printable bracket)
Happy Grow Fit Friday! Each Friday during Nutrition Month, we’re featuring one of our healthy and delicious recipes from our Grow Fit Menu. We hope you’ll go “bananas” for this week’s recipe – scrumptious Monkey Snacks! (Click the recipe below to open a printable PDF version)
Japanese children love fish, veggies, and tofu. Indian children adore spicy lentils, okra, and pickled mango. Brazilian kiddos dive into stewed rice and beans with meat and veggies. So why do so many American children insist on a “white diet” of pasta, fries, and chicken nuggets? They learn their habits from us. Even before birth, […]
When your baby becomes a toddler, the days of a relaxed meal in the high chair are done. Now, all she wants (and needs) is a quick bite, and then she’s off to more important things. To cover her nutritional needs, offer a variety of healthy foods anyway – but don’t force it. Here are […]