Category: Nutrition

Information on Food Dyes – Is it Black and White?

By Guest blogger, Michael Lee Coates, M.D., Chair, Family and Community Medicine Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital If the available...

Sell By Date

There is a reason that manufacturers put sell by and use by dates on food. If you eat it past that date, you will die.  It’s really very simple, and it’s a...

The Lunch Report

By Scott Rigdon, author of the blog “Three Five Zero” Elementary School lunch.  How old am I if I had fun at school today??? I wanted to post this to my...

Keep Life Pure with Primo

By Maddie Fager, Marketing Coordinator for Primo Water Corporation Do you want to give your family the purest water you can buy? Do you want it delivered directly to...

Tasty Table ~ Tricks to Get Your Kids To Eat Vegetables

By Tasty Table Blogger Jenny Stauffer If you have been reading my entries for any length of time, you know I have one child who will eat anything, or at least try it,...

Nutrition Made Easy

Trying to make better choices for your family while grocery shopping can be a hassle. Lowes Foods and the NuVal™ Nutritional System make it easy and quick! As you’re...

Cutting out the Chemicals

By Guest Blogger Jessica Sheedy What Mom doesn’t want the best for her kids and family? We all strive to lead healthier lives, and recent news of dangerous chemicals...

Childhood Obesity: A Preventable and Treatable Illness

By Timothy Dalton, M.D., North Point Medical Associates and Forsyth Medical Center There was a time when most of us thought of obesity as just a grownup’s problem. But...

Getting your Child to Eat Brussel Sprouts (and like them!)

By Guest Blogger Carrie Friesen, MD My two-year-old claims that her favorite food is brussel sprouts. I’m not convinced that she really likes them more than...

Healthy Eating During The Holidays

By Jennifer Hodges, RD, LDN The holidays are here and many of us are still recovering from our Thanksgiving feast!  It’s the most wonderful time of the year, however,...