Better Eating for a Lifetime
Carolina Family Nutrition provides practical nutrition, mealtime, and eating support through interactive classes, coaching, and individual consultation. Just like your trusted family physician, we help you sort out fact from fiction and feel confident that you are taking care of your health and your family's well-being.
And, we even host chocolate tasting parties too!
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I so much prefer eating principles over rules; however, I have one steadfast rule: Don't yuck my yum!
There are so many reasons to love I Really Like Slop! by Mo Willems, where Piggie introduces Gerald to his very favorite food, slop. Filled with lessons on eating competency, Elephant and Piggie can teach us about trying unpleasant-to-us foods, respect, and most of all friendship!
As a family dietitian, I am working mostly with adults and not kids. In my practice I prefer that only the adults talk about nutrition concerns and children aren't present unless we have a plan. Why? Nutrition education is more complicated than it appears at first blush.
Nutrition misinformation, exaggeration, and downright falsehoods run rampant and is entirely counterproductive to improving health for individuals and society. Why? Because, the key to healthful eating habits doesn’t begin with what we eat, rather, it starts with how we eat.
Let's face it, even the most accepting parent can get frustrated with food aversions. When you catch yourself in frustrated judgment mode, pause, breath, and put yourself in your child's shoes. ) Need some more inspiration? Think insects and larvae! Check out this article from the Associated Press published in the Washington Post about a new product available in Europe....
Like most families, mine has a mixture of vegetable lovers and haters. Is that nurture or nature?
© 2017 Lisa Richardson