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plastic containers Grab n GoSo, I was talking to a lady who I met through my kids’ swim team the other day about how to make healthy grab and go snacks and I thought I’d put out a blog about it. Here are some of the tasty things I keep on hand so when I need a quick, portable snack, I’m reaching for whole, real food instead of something processed.

My favorite (from the ReCharge) is hummus and veggies...

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The other day I was in the grocery store with my 7-year old daughter.  As we were browsing through the produce section she said, “Mommy, can we please get artichokes?” The lady next to me leaned over and said, “My kid would never say that! He doesn’t eat vegetables.”  WHAT?

Having a child who doesn’t eat an entire vital food group like vegetables is detrimental to their immediate health, and it does not set kids up for long-term success with healthy eating...

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So, you’ve read or heard about the newest “trend” for losing weight. It sounds great and the testimonies lead you to believe you’re destined to fit back into your prom dress in no time at all.

Forget it! Close the book, exit the website, tune out whoever is talking, or turn off the infomercial.

From the beginning, diets are doomed to fail. Why? Because, if you “start” a diet, you must “stop...

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Guest Post by Meredith Hill, R.D.

As a Dietitian, a question I get asked a lot is, “What should I eat when dining out?”. Although “better” answers exist for that question, I always try to make sure the actual take-home message is heard loud and clear–You are better off cooking your own (real) food at home. Let me remind you why.

  1. It saves you money. We all probably know by now that eating out isn’t cheap...
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