5 Halloween Tips to take the Trick out of your Treat!

Candy, candy everywhere! Halloween treats don’t have to freak you out. Blair Mize, Schilling Nutrition Therapy, LLC dietitian and nutrition pro tricked out these Halloween treat tips for you. Tip #1 Tip #2: One instance when it’s good for kids to be picky… Tip #3: Helping your kids enjoy Halloween treats starts today with having a conversation and…

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What Kids Hear About Fat

This post is by Lizabeth Wesely-Casella, the founder of BingeBehavior.com, and was originally posted here.  I’ve been hearing a lot of cranky comments lately about “…it’s for their own good” and “…they need to suck it up and get a thicker skin” as it relates to the ‘right’ to comment on the size or shape of…

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Candy, Candy, Everywhere… How to Avoid the Halloween Bellyache

Happy Halloween Eve! It’s that time of year.  You have lots of candy around.  1. The kids bring home more candy from their Halloween bounty.  2. There is leftover candy that didn’t get handed out to trick-or-treaters.  3. The stores have “great deals” on excess Halloween candy tomorrow. You get the idea.  Candy truly is…

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Baby-Led What? Why I chose to use Baby-Led Weaning

Baby-led weaning is a process that allows your infant to lead the way while introducing solid foods. It just makes sense if you really think about it. Once upon a time, there weren’t pureed foods, mixed or sweetened foods. It seems like the human race made it just fine prior to those cute little jars.…

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Plan now for next week’s tasty Meals! #nutrition #health

It’s that time again… The dishes are done from the Labor Day parties and the kids are back in school. Schedules are overflowing and you may feel like you need a vacation already! In the nutrition world, there are two things lacking that usually keep people frantic and making not-so-great decisions. So what are the…

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#Diet IS a Four-Letter Word! Poor Maggie

Let me start by saying I recognize that obesity (another horrible word)  is major issue we are facing with adults and children. Are we going about it all wrong? If diets and diet products worked, would we be in this mess? If we ALL felt worthy of REAL FOOD, I think things could be very different.…

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Parental Influence in Eating Disorders…

Jill Castle, MS, RD, LDN A few weeks ago you may have seen an article titled, Children with Eating Disorders: Are Parents to Blame? by Judith Brisman, PhD. In the world of eating disorders, treatment professionals remain divided on this issue. I think the answer is… it depends. Fellow registered dietitian, Jill Castle, owner of Pediatric Nutrition…

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