Moms’ Burning Questions: Is Pre-Packaged Cheese OK?

I try to stay away from processed and packaged foods, but wrapped American cheese and shredded mozzarella offer great convenience.  Should I refrain from giving them to my toddler on a regular basis? Dairy is one of the 5 food groups featured on USDA’s MyPlate.  Kids love cheese, and this dairy source provides protein, calcium […]

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Moms’ Burning Questions: How Much Is Too Much Yogurt?

I think my son is having too much yogurt.  He drinks two large yogurt drinks a day, and I’m worried that it might not be good for him.  What do you think?  How much yogurt is too much? As long as the yogurt drinks aren’t replacing food, it’s ok to have two a day as […]

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Eater’s Confession Booth: Cheez-Its

  I love Cheez-Its, but I can’t keep them in the house because I eat the whole box.  Is there a way to bring them back into my life in moderation, or is there a healthier alternative?  — Cheezy Chomper You’re not alone, Cheezy Chomper.  There’s something about crispy, salty snacks that many people find […]

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Moms’ Burning Questions: Yogurt Mania

HealthBarn USA moms know that yogurt is a healthy snack that kids love, but with endless choices like squeezable tubes, yogurt drinks, and Greek yogurt, it can be an overwhelming shopping experience.  So, we often get asked, “Which yogurts are HealthBarn-approved?” Yogurt is a great, easy to pack snack, and most kids like the taste.  […]

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