I so much prefer eating principles over rules; however, I have one steadfast rule: Don't yuck my yum!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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....Read More