As registered dietitians, we work with a lot of moms. Most moms know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but did you know studies show kids who eat breakfast have better scores on math, reading and standardized tests; are better able to pay attention; and have fewer absences and incidences of tardiness, compared to breakfast skippers? One of the comments we hear … [Read more...] about Energy Boosting Breakfast Ideas Kids Will Love!
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Some people can function as a regular human being on no sleep. Me, I crack. I become someone that I really don’t like and usually end up as a big puddle on the floor. Alright, that is being a little dramatic but I really don’t cope well. So imagine my state when babies were introduced to my world, what am I thinking, I’m sure it doesn’t take a lot of imagining as you can all … [Read more...] about Getting Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night
Tips for Better Grades Good grades are important. They enable you to have a higher GPA, give your resume a boost, and open up avenues for recommendations and job opportunities. Good grades also represent something else: an investment of time and effort. But life happens. Sometimes a less than perfect grade reflects a span of time when life just gets in the way. So before … [Read more...] about Tips for Better Grades
The word mammogram tends to evoke a sense of dread and fear in most women. But getting a mammogram is not only recommended, it’s essential for a woman’s health. Breast cancer is devastating - and more common than you may think. U.S. breast cancer statistics show that 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Second to skin cancer, it … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Getting a Mammogram
It will not come as a surprise to any of us, but according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,nearly all (98.5%) youth aged 12-15 reported watching TV daily. Ninety-one % used computers daily. Excessive screen-time behaviors, such as using a computer and watching TV for more than 2 hours has been linked to high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, and obesity … [Read more...] about How Much TV is Your Child Watching?