Nutrition Tips

30% Fat

I don't follow extreme ideas or diets.  I really enjoy a good Nutterbutter cookie, fashioned into a spoon and used to scoop Cool Whip. But most of the time I eat well.   However, doing my formative years in the 80's…

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Superfood Spinach

Every Sunday I'll just do a simple quiz on a food I find fascinating during the week.  I am as excited about the nutritional makeup as this one as I was about last weeks Cantaloupe.  So here goes: It has…

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Whole Wheat Bread

If you haven't already made the switch from white to whole wheat bread, there is no reason to wait.  I believe this is one of the easiest changes to make.  My kids have always eaten whole wheat bread so it's…

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Day 2: Eat The Rainbow

  Variety, Variety, Variety.  For years the "Produce for Better Health Foundation" at http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/, formally known as 5aday,  has been teaching this.  I will quote directly from their literature:"Eating fruits and veggies in a variety of colors--red, dark green, yellow,…

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Day 1: Where is your Fruit Basket

The first step to helping your kids eat more fruits and vegetables is to make it accesible to them.  Do you keep your fruit basket on the counter where they can't reach it.  If you don't want them getting snacks…

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