We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day – especially for growing and active kids. But reality also tells us that it can be difficult to get your child to sit down and enjoy a healthy, well-balanced meal during those hectic few minutes right before school and work, in the middle of what is undoubtedly a crowded and loud kitchen.
10/17/2011 - 14:43
Football players of all ages are reporting to training camps across the country this month. Football is a game of speed, skill and strength, all of which are affected by what, when and how much we eat and drink.
08/20/2011 - 10:11
Understanding the role fats play in a healthy diet can be difficult. Checking nutrition labels can confuse matters even more, considering there are four different types of fats, some better for you than others.
07/18/2011 - 14:54
Do you feel like you are always eating on the run? According to the National Restaurant Association’s report “Restaurant Spending,” the typical American household spent an average $2,211 on food away from home. Per capita expenditures on food away from home averaged $884.
07/14/2011 - 12:43
Summer is here and so is golf. One of the most common questions golfers ask is what they should eat before a golf event. While no single pre-event meal can compensate for an otherwise inadequate diet, the pre-event meal should provide the golfer with adequate carbohydrate energy and ensure optimal hydration.
05/31/2011 - 22:37
Milk is good for your bones. That’s simplifying it a bit, but it’s as true today as it was when you were growing up.
04/20/2011 - 13:32
Active children need the energy and nutrients that are found in foods traditionally linked to carbohydrates. But not all carb-containing foods are the best choices for your child’s health and growth.
03/23/2011 - 16:21
Involvement in organized sports can be very beneficial. It can improve self esteem and body image, encourage individuals to remain active throughout their lives, contribute to the development a work ethic and teach the value of teamwork.
02/12/2011 - 12:55
Childhood obesity ranks as one of the more concerning health topics for parents. So much easy-to-access information exists online that finding a consensus or clear recommendations can seem overwhelming.
02/12/2011 - 12:39