In this month’s Food Rx, we are talking about one of the scariest “C” words – CANCER. It’s October, which means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. There are a variety of factors that influence cancer risk which include lifestyle, exposures to carcinogenic chemicals, genetics, and even the foods we do and don’t eat!
In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Sally Kuzemchak, the official registered dietitians of Produce for Kids and the voice behind RealMomNutrition.com, all about balancing the holiday sugar rush. Sally shares general rules for incorporating healthier foods into your holiday celebrations, how to focus on the holiday activities rather than the food, and how to get back into the swing of things post holiday.
Who’s a fan of sheet pan dinners? This mom! What’s easier than protein + veggies + seasoning, then just throwing it all on a sheet pan and baking? During the craziness of the week, sheet pan dinners are a real lifesaver since they’re quick, easy and require little-to-no clean-up. That means I can serve a nutritious dinner and have time to spend with my family. A win-win in my book!
In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to registered dietitian Julie Harrington of julieharringtonrd.com about how to make healthy choices at the grocery store that go beyond the perimeter of the store. Julie believes that there is no one size fits all approach to nutrition and shares lots of great tips for finding healthy foods outside of the produce department, nutrition label hacks, and ways to make grocery shopping more efficient.
What kid doesn’t love a banana? When you’re looking for healthy ways to send your little ones off to school this fall, why not include GROW Bananas by Organics Unlimited in a good nutritious breakfast, and then add a tasty banana surprise to their lunches as well. We’ve come up with some fun ways to keep your kids healthy and happy.