Like so many things affecting their children, parents tend to disagree on whether sex, sexual orientation or religion should be taught in school. Well, this mom (and an RD) often wonders if nutrition should be taught in school. Teachers are not experts in nutrition nor are they educated about pediatric or adult nutrition as part of their college curriculums. Yet, many classroom teachers are giving lessons on “calories, good and bad foods, and even having students log their foods to [...]
Enter to win a FREE Children's Nutrition Tracker Giveaway!
We're giving away 1 tracker to a lucky fan so that you can help promote healthy eating habits in your home. This fun and interactive game will get children excited about learning how to make healthy food choices!!
May is Celiac Awareness month. In honor of Celiac Awareness month, we would like to share a resource created by our friend, Debbie Simpson. Debbie has created a children’s book to help others understand the emotional and psychological impact of being left out and of how a little preparation can include everyone – which is especially important in the classroom. GIVEAWAY DETAILS: One lucky winner will receive a copy of Adam’s Gluten Free Surprise! Enter by one of the following ways. [...]
With a mission to help children develop a positive relationship with eating and a neutral relationship with food, the Healthy Habits approach provides honest, credible, and fun health education. This week, one lucky winner will receive a free copy of Healthy Habits!
Have you ever heard of sunflower milk? With almond milk, hemp milk, and rice milk on the market…it seems as if there couldn’t possibly be another milk beverage to hit the grocery aisles. SōL is actually made from sunflower kernels and can be enjoyed just as you would drink regular milk. It goes with cereal, by itself or you can use it to make a classic chia pudding. One serving of SōL provides 50% RDA of Vitamin E, an antioxidant that [...]
Meet PackIt – It’s a freezable personal cooler. This means that there’s no need to freeze ice ahead of time or load it with ice packs. All you have to do with this foldable cooler is keep it in your freezer until you’re ready to go. With Spring around the corner, this cooler will be sure to come in handy. It’s PVC-free, BPA-free and best of all…reusable! Whether going on a family picnic, work or sending the kids to school, you can [...]
Thanks to Sharon Palmer, Mom Dishes It Out will be giving away The Plant Powered Diet to one lucky follower! In The Plant Based Diet, author Sharon Palmer, RD emphasizes the importance of leading a heart healthy lifestyle. This book is filled with great how-to’s, information charts on grains, fruits and vegetables, as well as recommendations for how to best incorporate them into each meal. Along with recipes and advice for navigating the supermarket, kitchen and restaurant, this is a great read for [...]