Category Archives: Nutrition

The Right Start: Part Two

This is the second part of a post from last week. For best continuity, read Part One first, then come here! How Do I Train the Kids? Moms can help their kids learn to make good breakfast choices in two … Continue reading

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The Right Start: Part One

A noted Chinese proverb says, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Moms could adapt these words to say, “Give a child good … Continue reading

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Chocolate Flax Muffins

Diana Dyer is a Registered Dietitian and cancer survivor. She pursues a cancer-fighting diet that is chock-full of veggies and other healthy foods, including flaxseed. This is one of her recipes. 1 box chocolate cake mix 1 can (15 oz) … Continue reading

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Flax: The Wonder Seed

Have you heard the word about flaxseed? This tiny seed has been making big waves in nutritional and medical circles, due to its ability to speed up the ol’ GI system, as well as potentially help prevent some common cancers … Continue reading

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Vege-tize your kids

Are your kids picky eaters? Young children are notoriously finicky when it comes to eating stuff that’s good for them, but parents and caretakers are still in a position to influence the eating habits of the next generation. I read … Continue reading

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When to Choose Organic

While many people have been buying and consuming organic foods for ten to twenty years, organic produce and organic dairy products have only recently entered the mainstream marketplace, thus becoming available to a wider section of the population. As more … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Smart Shopping

In light of my recent recommendations to spend smart, I am trying to put my own words into action. I have a responsibility to be a good manager of my household budget, and to provide a nourishing menu for my … Continue reading

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