Category: Nutrition

Guide to Preschool Lunches

By Guest Blogger Kelly Gunzenhauser It was the weekend before school started, and one of the chores on my list is grocery shopping for lunches. My kids are older now and...

17 Ideas for Healthy Eating This School Year

By Guest Blogger Laura Buxenbaum, MPH, RD, LDN Grab your backpacks and pencils, it’s back to school time! My sons start 2nd and 4th grade this year and we’ve already...

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

By Katie Moosbrugger It is officially blueberry season! As always, we recommend you call or check the farm’s web site to confirm the status of their fruit before...

5 Things Your Family Can Do to Fight Hunger

By Guest Blogger Gwen Frisbie-Fulton with Second Harvest Food Bank When many of us think summer, we think summer food: hot dogs, popsicles, and watermelon. However,...

10 Tangible Fitness and Nutrition Tips

By Guest Blogger Sara Lester The struggle is real.  We live busy lives and wear many hats filling our schedules with giving, loving and serving others.  All good...

Use the 5-4-3-2-1-0 Plan for a Healthy Start This Year

By Joey Skelton, MD, Director of Brenner FIT and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Wake Forest Baptist Health The New Year is a great time to adopt healthy habits,...

Nov 1 – 30, 2016: Brenner FIT Classes

Brenner FIT Kohl’s Family Collaborative Classes Free Classes William G. White Jr. Family YMCA in Brenner FIT 775 West End Blvd.Winston-Salem Join the experts from...

Meet the Halloween Switch Witch!

By Guest Blogger Amanda Stahl If you ask my kids what their favorite holidays might be, they’ll yell out with excitement … Christmas, Easter and Halloween!...

Kids’ Snacks: Don’t Ban – Plan!

By Guest Blogger Laura Buxenbaum School is back in full swing which means hungry kids have probably been running through your front door, frantically searching for an...

The Magic of Elderberries

By Rachel Hoeing I have the worst immune system ever. I seem to catch everything. At least once a month I usually find myself fighting some sort of cold or virus for a...