Top 10 Calorie Sources in Kids’ Diets, and an Easy Way to Fix Them

Top 10 Calorie Sources in Kids’ Diets, and an Easy Way to Fix Them

Just before 2010 ended, The USDA released its 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a document that is updated every 5 years to reflect the evolving understanding of nutrition science. (And agriculture business concerns. But we won’t discuss that today.) The … Continue reading

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Ambushed by Big Soda on the Soccer Field

Ambushed by Big Soda on the Soccer Field

This is a guest blog post by Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD, it originally appeared here. Something happened on the soccer fields last weekend that made cupcakes seem tame by comparison: A rep from 7 Up worked the crowd, offering free diet soda … Continue reading

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Argghh!!! Instead of Water, Kids are Switching to Diet Soft Drinks

Argghh!!! Instead of Water, Kids are Switching to Diet Soft Drinks

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  In the last decade, the number of children consuming diet soft drinks has doubled. In 1998, only 6% drank diet cola, but by 2008, the percentage rose to 12.5. For … Continue reading

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Big Apple Plan to Shake Salt

Big Apple Plan to Shake Salt

Should we be adding nutrition to New York’s list of leadership roles in addition to finance, tourism, and entertainment? After paving the path with calorie labeling in fast food restaurants, banning trans-fat, shocking us with anti-soda pop ads, and then … Continue reading

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