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A 9-Year Old’s Perspective on Food: Favorite Healthy Snacks

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids  /  Comments: 1
By Ellena Amidor, Toby’s 9-year old daughter A note from Toby: Ellena recently asked me for the opportunity to communicate her thoughts on food and nutrition on my blog and I delightfully agreed! I feel parents can learn a lot from children through their writing and here is a perfect example. This is Ellena’s first post – but stay tuned for more to come.  Every day is a new day. There are snacks and meals packed…

Fueling a Healthy Family: The Home Environment

Thursday, November 20th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids  /  Comments: 1
By Catherine Cioffi, RD Contributing Blogger Many factors play a role in our health and the health of our families. Although some things are out of our control, like genetics or family history of a disease, there are also many environmental factors that we can decide for ourselves, like diet and lifestyle choices. Another factor we have control over is our home food environment, which has been gaining attention recently…

Fueling a Healthy Family: Celebrate National Kids Eat Right Month!

Thursday, August 7th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids  /  Comments: 0

By Catherine Cioffi, RD, Contributing Blogger The month of August signifies many celebrations including National Water Quality Month, National Immunization Awareness Month, National Family Fun Month, and National Golf Month. Starting this year, August will now also be National Kids Eat Right Month—an effort from the Kids Eat Right Campaign to promote and celebrate its mission to end childhood obesity in America.…

Fueling a Healthy Family: Summer Snacks 101

Monday, July 14th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Healthy Eating, Kids, Meal Ideas  /  Comments: 0
By Catherine Cioffi, RD, Contributing Blogger The summer season is in full bloom, which means the days are longer, the weather is warm, and kids get their long-awaited break from school. Although typically we think the summer months means more outdoor playtime and fun in the sun, a new study found that kids tend to gain more weight during these months! New Research from the CDC
Published this June by the Centers of Disease…

Kids Eat Right Campaign

Thursday, June 19th, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Kids  /  Comments: 0
By Catherine Cioffi, RD, Contributing Blogger In recent years, more and more efforts have been launched toward reducing obesity in America. One such effort is the Kids Eat Right campaign, an initiative started by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics dedicated to reducing and ending childhood obesity in America. Supported by registered dietitian nutritionists across the nation, the campaign works every day to…

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