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Jun 20, 2014

Keep your child's brain active during summer

This month is also the kick off to summer learning. As a strong supporter of summer learning, I wanted to give a shout out to our wonderful First Lady Michelle Obama for all that she does to help our children. She has a taken an important stand ...
Jun 16, 2014

Milk Substitutes Now Give Your Bones A Fortified Punch

Milk substitutes. What if you have a food allergy to dairy. Then lactose free products are not an option. Here are the three most popular milk substitutes: Almond milk: Almond milk is made from ground almonds and water. You can even ...
Jun 13, 2014

National Dairy Month Quick and Simple Recipe Ideas!

Wondering how are you going to get your child eating enough dairy servings each day. Here are some very simple quick and easy ideas for adding a serving of dairy to your child's meal or snack each day. How Much Dairy Does Your Child And Family ...
Jun 11, 2014

Does Lactose Intolerance Mean You Can't Have Dairy?

With it being national Dairy month, I wanted to continue to discuss the importance of this food group. Dairy is one of the five major food groups listed in My Plate and My Pyramid. The reason this food group is so important is because it provid...
Jun 02, 2014

Nourish Interactive recognized for outstanding website

We are pleased to be the recipient of this award. We will continue to do our very best to offer new content and features that promote a healthy lifestyle to children and families. Thank you all for your support! Nourish Thought for the Day:...
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...
May 28, 2014

Summertime Printables To Keep Kids Focused on Being Active and Eating Healthy

Now that kids are finishing up school, we want to keep them going with the healthy habits they may have established in school. Nourish Thought for the Day: Keep kids healthy during summer with healthy snack choices. To help remin...
May 19, 2014

Summertime meal programs available for children around the country

I was asked to share some important information about the USDA Summer Food Program. I am happy to do this and know that it is important for children who are out of school but need some help getting a healthy lunch each day. There are hundreds o...
May 14, 2014

Kids to the Park day means health, wellness and fun

We are experiencing a hot spell out here in California. It reminds me that I need to go outside and play! This Saturday, May 17, is national Kids to Park day and a perfect reason to pack the kids up and go to the nearest county, state or...
May 12, 2014

National Food Allergy week - Help Make It a Safer Place For Kids

This week is national Food Allergy Week. I want to do my part in raising awareness to this important condition because it now affects 1 in 13 children. There is no cure for it and teaching children and adults on how to manage children who have...
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