How to Read a Nutrition Label

Sodium free. Good source of fiber. These are just two of the promises we see on grocery items every day. But what are these nutrition labels really saying? Manufacturers have to meet very specific criteria in order to write certain things like “low fat” but other phrases are not monitored as closely. Learn label lingo and you can choose products that meet your diet needs. Gloss over the Read more ...

Healthy After-School Snacks for Hungry Kids

Going back to school is a big transition, and it can zap kids of their energy, especially during the first few weeks as they’re changing from a summer schedule to a school routine. One way to help them through the day is to provide after-school snacks that’ll give them an energy boost but not spoil their supper. Here are some of our favorite options: Serve vegetables or pita chips with hummus Read more ...