Parents, Snacks at School Really Do Matter!

I had a unique opportunity to work as a site director for an after school program. My background and interest in nutrition left me astonished at the snack items that the school provided to the children. All approved by the state as healthy and on the food pyramid, yet many snacks were full of sugar, … Continue reading Parents, Snacks at School Really Do Matter!

Good Nutrition Starts in Your Pantry!

Anyone trying to get healthy by dieting, exercise, or taking mega doses of supplements?  I know,  in the past, I've tried it all!  As a health ambassador currently studying to be a nutrition consultant,  one thing my professors impress upon me daily is "food effects function". You can actually ditch the diet, most of the … Continue reading Good Nutrition Starts in Your Pantry!