Tag Archives: Joy Feldman

Just say NO:  Sugar, Sugar!

Just say NO: Sugar, Sugar!

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, children under age 12 consume 49 pounds of sugar per year, several pounds more than adults twice their size. Now that’s a lot of sweetness! We all know that sugar...
Doing Lunch Better: Easy Peasy Meals

Doing Lunch Better: Easy Peasy Meals

Last August, when the school year began, you were bright eyed and bushy tailed. You rose early to prepare meals for your family. Why not? It was a summer of rest and fun in the sun with your children. You...
Happy Birthday:  Health-Minded Parties

Happy Birthday: Health-Minded Parties

We all love celebrating at birthday parties. And for our children, it is one of our greatest pleasures. But with all that fun, there seems to be an abundance of junk food—pizza, cake ice cream and sodas—at these celebrations. Sometimes...
Simple Tricks To Eat More Veggies

Simple Tricks To Eat More Veggies

Most Americans today shy away from filling one half or more of their plates with vegetables. That’s especially true of our children. Yet, these nutrient-rich foods should be the high point of your family’s meals. They don’t require much cooking...
Back-to-School  Lunchbox Ideas

Back-to-School Lunchbox Ideas

Summer vacation will be coming to an end shortly and the streets will soon be dotted with yellow school buses heralding “back to school.” With that transition also comes lunchtime meal prep. Packing nutritious lunches that your kids will eat...