Moms’ Burning Questions: How About a Hot Dog?

It’s the summer season and my kids are all about hotdogs.  I’m buying turkey hotdogs--is that better? My answer goes back to natural vs. artificial foods, with hotdogs being a processed meat that’s very high in sodium.  Growing up I loved hotdogs on special occasions, and since summers are all about BBQs, hot dogs and [...]

2017-05-08T21:05:35+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|

Moms’ Burning Questions: What’s the Most Important Nutrient?

What’s the most important nutrient for a growing 5 year old? And does this change and he gets older? There isn’t one silver bullet for good health–you need a little bit of everything! (motleyhealth.com) Unfortunately there’s no “quick-fix” answer to this question.  A growing child needs good nutrition from a variety of whole [...]

2017-05-08T21:44:51+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|

Moms’ Burning Questions: Skipping Breakfast

My daughter runs out of the house each morning without eating breakfast. Is this habit that bad? Organic, all natural granola bars are a great option for breakfast on the go. Kids who eat breakfast perform better in school, have fewer disciplinary problems, and focus better in the classroom, according to a significant [...]

2017-05-08T22:08:20+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|Moms' Burning Questions|