The primary concern of all parents is the wellbeing of their children: physical, mental, emotional, and nutritional. I am a strong believer in introducing healthy and nutritious foods in the early stages of children’s lives and protecting them from unhealthy foods. Childhood nutrition is so important! Introducing children to healthy options at a young ageContinue reading “A day filled with wholesome goodness…”
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Q for Quinoa!
Easy recipe with nutrient information!
I said YES!
id I really want it bad enough? If yes, then why am I not trying hard enough?
Should I take a multivitamin?
But what if, like most Americans, your diet falls short of the recommended intakes for some vitamins and minerals? Should you take a multi? It depends how far you fall short. If your diet is merely “suboptimal,” there’s no convincing evidence that you’ll benefit from a multi. If, however, you have severe deficiencies (because ofContinue reading “Should I take a multivitamin?”
10 Simple Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle
These 10 simple tips will help you and your family live a healthy lifestyle. 1. Start with yourself – be a positive role model for the kids, siblings, and everyone at home. 2. Do not buy “junk food” – If it’s not at home, you are less likely to eat it. 3. Have healthy snacks readily available–Continue reading “10 Simple Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle”
Number of servings: 6 Serving size: 2 pieces of chicken Calories: 240 calories Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 8 medium sized tomatoes (cubed) 1 cup oil 1 tbsp minced ginger 1 tbsp minced garlic 1/4 tsp (turmeric powder) 2 Tbsp cayenne pepper flakes ½ tsp red chili powder 5-6Continue reading “Karhai Chicken”
My WIC experience
Part of my dietetic internship was to rotate through the City of Houston WIC program. WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a government program for low-income population. I always thought WIC program was same as food stamps through which participants can buy whatever they want, such as sodas and chips. BUT it’s not. WIC isContinue reading “My WIC experience”
“The biggest food influence in our life is the nutritional gatekeeper. This is the person in our home who does most of the food shopping and meal preparation. Regardless of whether they’re a great cook or whether they’re “culinarily challenged,” they have a huge day-by-day influence on their family’s nutrition. Although they don’t realize it,Continue reading “Nutritional Gatekeepers”
Save Your Child: Childhood Obesity Crisis
The NHANES Survey shows that 16.9% of United States children and adolescents were obese in 2009-2010. That is about 12.5 million children and adolescents in the United States. I have seen my aunt trying her best to feed my little cousin and man it is hard! He is such a picky eater. There are times whenContinue reading “Save Your Child: Childhood Obesity Crisis”