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Caffeine And Kids: What’s The Buzz About?

Caffeine may be the most popular, legal, easily obtained, socially acceptable drug our kids and teens use today. More and more, kids tote around their favorite Starbuck’s latte or their can’t-live-without Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffee. Is this a fix or a status symbol?...

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Even Dietitians Have Trouble Feeding Their Kids

When I interact with parents and professionals, I often share a tidbit about my own challenges with nutrition and feeding my four kids. Truth be told, it calms my audience. Everyone struggles at one time or another with feeding kids—and even dietitians have trouble...

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Healthy Kids, Healthy Summer

Summer is almost here and feeding your child can get a lot more challenging. Did you know there's a greater tendency for children to eat less healthfully and to put on extra weight over the summer? Although this seems counter-intuitive (aren't kids more active during...

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The Truth About Grassfed Beef

A lot of people today, horrified by how animals are treated in factory farms and feedlots, and wanting to lower their ecological footprint, are looking for healthier alternatives. As a result, there is a decided trend toward pasture-raised animals.  One former...

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Ocean Robbins

In 1990, at age 16, Ocean Robbins was co-founder of YES!, which he directed for 20 years. He is co-host and CEO of the 75,000 member Food Revolution Network. Ocean has spoken in person to more than 200,000 people and facilitated more than 50 week-long gatherings for...

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Avacado Nutrition & Health

The avocado, also referred to as the alligator pear, can be divided into three main categories, West Indian, Guatemalan, and Mexican. In the United States, the Guatemalan is the most popular. Avocados are native to Central and South America, and have been cultivated...

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Michael T. Murray, ND

Dr. Murray is one of the world’s leading authorities on natural medicine. He has published over 30 books featuring natural approaches to health. He is a graduate, former faculty member, and serves on the Board of Regents of Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington....

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Jill Castle, MS, RDN,

Jill Castle, a registered dietitian/nutritionist and a childhood nutrition expert. I help parents nourish healthy kids with nutritious foods and recipes, positive feeding strategies, and healthy habits that last for a lifetime. I also help other professionals learn...

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Jenn Giles, MS, RD, CSSD

I am a Registered Dietitian with a Dual Masters Degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Columbia University in New York City. I choose to specialize in Sports nutrition and am Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. I have been in private practice for...

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