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How To Raise A Mindful Eater

By |March 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Mindfulness is an important practice to learn from a young age and can benefit your child in many ways. Mindful eating is a great way to start learning mindfulness. There are three main reasons why we eat; physical hunger, psychological hunger or hunger due to your surroundings. Practicing mindful eating can allow your child to learn the differences between these types of hunger and build awareness of how eating different quantities and types of foods can make them feel after eating.

The Benefits of High-Protein Snacks

By |March 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Snacks are an important part of daily nutrition. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the average American consumes up to one-quarter of their total calories from snacks (1). Therefore, the kind of snacks your child consumes can have a significant impact on their health. High-protein snacks can be beneficial in your child's diet for many reasons, including reducing appetite and hunger levels, maintaining blood sugar, and building muscle.

Cooking With Whole Grains

By |March 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Grains are a key part of any diet but, it is important to note that not all grains are the same. When cooking with grains, it is recommended to choose whole grain options for at least half of your daily servings. Whole grains offer excellent health benefits and delicious options that you can incorporate into any meal. In this article, you will learn about what whole grains are, their health benefits, and how to incorporate them into your child’s diet.

6 Ways To Decrease Mealtime Tantrums And Food Refusal

By |February 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Do you find yourself feeling frustrated and exhausted from daily mealtime tantrums and food refusal? You are not alone. Many families experience the same issues when it comes to sitting at the table to eat. The good news is that there is a way to teach your child how to come to the table without throwing a fit.

The Nutrients Your Active Child Needs Most

By |February 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

As a parent, have you wondered if your active child is getting all the nutrients they need to fuel their growing body? Whether your child participates in sports every day or is resting at home, providing them with the right food will nourish their bodies and promote growth. Focusing on essential nutrients in these foods can help them perform well in daily activities and promote overall physical health.

Fact or Fiction? 5 Common Nutrition Myths Debunked

By |February 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Do you ever find yourself questioning what to feed your child? As a parent, it can be challenging to know what to put on their plate in today's world. There are many mixed messages and misinformation regarding nutrition, many of which are common myths that can be busted. In this article, you will learn about five common myths and the truth behind them.

Nourishing Your Child with Nutrient-Dense Foods

By |February 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Attempting to check off all of the nutrient boxes in your child’s diet can be overwhelming. Viewing your child’s nutrition from a strict viewpoint is something many new parents can relate to; you want to get things right, which is understandable. But, what if I told you that there was another way to nourish your child without the headache?