Impact of Diet on Fertility

By Sara Foote MS, RDN Research has shown that food and nutrition play a role in conception. So, if you are trying to get pregnant, you may be wondering about how food can impact your ability to conceive. The best way to prime your body for life is to give it foods that will reduce …

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Nutrition for Moms on the Go

By Courtney Lee MS, RD, CDN, CFCS Moms are some of the busiest people on the planet, hands down. The level of activity and responsibility that a Mom carries in a day can be difficult to explain. Moms have to take care of themselves in order to be able to take care of their children; …

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Navigating the Milk Aisle: How to Determine which Milk is Best to Give your Child

By Sharon Puello MA, RD, CDN Decades ago it used to be so simple; milk was milk. Now, go to any supermarket and you’re inundated with a dozen or more choices. You think, should you follow your pediatrician’s recommendation for low-fat milk? Should you take whatever WIC gives you? Should you raise your child vegetarian and …

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Eating Through Morning Sickness

By Courtney Lee MS, RD, CDN, CFCS Are you struggling with morning sickness during the early weeks of pregnancy? If you are receiving any prenatal care, I know your doctor has already talked to you about nutrition during pregnancy. However, you may be struggling to eat anything that remotely resembles a balanced diet during this time. …

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Getting Kids to Eat their Veggies!

By Courtney Lee MS, RD, CDN, CFCS You've disguised vegetables, you've lied to your children about what's in their macaroni and cheese, and you’ve tried bribery but nothing seems to work. You know vegetables are an important part of your children’s diet but getting them to eat them seems like an impossible task. Here are a …

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How a Bento Box Can Mix Up Your Lunch!

By Nikki Nies, MS, RD Americans have developed the concept, bigger is better.  Where has this led us?  To oversized portions!  Fads come and go.  Some more hyped than deserved, in my opinion, however, I fully support the new fad of bento boxes.  There’s a lot of great innovations and concepts that have emerged from …

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