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Aug 27, 2014

Cost of raising a child just went up! according to new USDA data

You may have wondered this question: How much does it cost to raise a child. Whether you are contemplating raising a child or you already are there, it is always interesting to read about this. I am always talking about nutrition and healthy h...
Aug 25, 2014

CDC shows kids are eating more fruits and vegetables-but are they the right kind?

A new study just released by the CDC* show that children are still not getting enough fruits and vegetables but are moving in the right direction. More children aged 2–5 years ate fruit than teenagers aged 12–19 years. Les...
Jul 25, 2014

Home lunch falls short in nutrition - parents may need a little help

It's tough being a parent and juggling all the responsibilities that come along with the job. Maybe we need a little help to get it right. A new study says that "Backpack lunches flunk nutrition". Some of the factors that are making it harder ...
Jul 23, 2014

Salt By The Numbers - Infographics Says IT All

My last thought on salt. I found this infographic and thought it really says it all. Please share! More tips for reducing salt intake in your family's diet: You can find the amount of salt on any food package. Just look at the food lab...
Jul 21, 2014

Is your child getting too much salt?

Should you be concerned about how much salt is actually in your child's diet? The answer is probably "yes". It may surprise you that a recent finding of the Center for Disease Control has found that many kids and adolescents consume more salt t...
Jun 23, 2014

Nourish Interactive launches new section to help organizations find funding opportunities!

Looking for grants for your school or organization? We are super excited to share these new resources with you! We have launched a new section in our giveaways web section that focuses on grants, sponsorships and programs that promote hea...
Jun 09, 2014

National Dairy Month - Milk Does A Body Good

June is national Dairy Month! Dairy is an important food group because of the high amounts of calcium, vitamin D and potassium it contains. These are important nutrients for building strong bones and teeth. These are also important in maintain...
Jun 06, 2014

USDA Takes Steps Forward To Create A Healthier Next Generation

What is the recipe that schools need to help create a healthier next generation: a government willing to invest in healthier school lunch programs and nutrition education healthier foods served in the school across America making...
May 30, 2014

A prescription for ill health infographic tells the sobering facts

I thought I would share this infographic from our friends at Food Day. It is sort of a sobering message of the unhealthy state that most of us our in. Keep points: We need to eat more whole grains (100% wheat bread, brown rice etc) ra...
Apr 02, 2014

One out of three kids shown to have high cholesterol

This year at the American College of Cardiology Conference, Dr Seery, presented new findings concerning elevated cholesterol in children*. Based on their study about 1 out of 3 children screened for high cholesterol had borderline or high ...
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