Thursday, April 21, 2016

Dictionary Ditch

Cleanse Detox Clean Eating Cheat Day “Bad Food” It is time we take some time to ditch some unhealthy words from our vocabulary. I can bet that most of you have used one of these at one point or another without even thinking twice about it. You may ask, “What’s the big deal?” Well the big deal is that by using these words we may be setting ourselves up for failure. These words can suggest that we don’t trust our body or what it is telling us when it comes to eating. Cleanse Read more [...]

Monday, April 18, 2016

Using the Ellyn Satter Approach: Feeding Children

As a parent, it can be challenging to know what your responsibilities are when it comes to your child’s eating. Today I am going to discuss Ellyn Satter’s Division of Responsibility in Feeding. If you haven’t already, I recommend reading her book Your Child’s Weight Helping Without Harming. Her guidelines provide a way to create a positive relationship between you are your child. Ellyn is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Family Therapist. She created the Satter Feeding Dynamics Read more [...]

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Tis the Season: Fruits and Vegetables in Season Now

We are well on our way into this spring season! It can be useful to know what fruits and vegetables are in season because that is when they typically taste the best. Also, fruits and vegetables that are picked during their peak can contain a few extra of those vitamins and minerals which is an added bonus! Buying in season can help you slim down the cost of your groceries. If you are wanting to buy produce that is not in season and doesn’t look as fresh from the produce section, consider buying Read more [...]