Easy Meals for New Moms

When my daughter entered the world on Thanksgiving Day last year, I quickly realized how little time I would have to spend in the kitchen preparing meals for our family. Thankfully, several generous family members and friends provided meals during those first joyful, yet sleep deprived days at home. […]

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Vitamin D: More Than Just the Sunshine Vitamin

Family Physicians are always being asked about the importance of vitamin D. Should it be taken as a supplement or eaten via a diet rich in dairy foods, like milk, cheese and yogurt? Let’s examine the importance of vitamin D in the diet and what we all need to […]

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Dairy: A Healthy, Powerful Habit

As the mother of a young child and a registered dietitian, I work hard to instill healthy behaviors in my child. This is particularly true when it comes to dietary intake. My son is almost 10 years old and is more active in extra-curricular activities and sports. I encourage […]

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Good Nutrition and Physical Activity Fuel Greatness

More than ever, there’s growing support for two powerful habits that help kids perform better in the classroom and beyond: good nutrition (which begins with a healthy breakfast at school or at home) and daily physical activity.

At home, parents are both role models and providers. Children’s eating behaviors are […]

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Planning a Delightful, Dairy-Rich Brunch

Windows are open, flowers are in bloom and decks are being cleaned. Spring is here and with spring, comes brunches. Whether attending one as a guest or hosting a brunch of your own, you can prepare delicious and healthy dishes utilizing the nine essential nutrients and great taste found […]

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