Turkey Taco Mix

This recipe has healthy variations for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Eat This, Not That

Instead of sugary or salty snacks from the grocery store, try making these recipes at home!

Veggie Egg Muffin

These veggie egg muffins are a great grab-and-go breakfast or snack option the whole family will enjoy.

When You Feel Good About Your Body, You Feel Good About YOU!

Every teen should read this article about body image!

Encouraging Patients and Families to be Healthier

When we are surrounded by an environment that is positive, motivating and cheerful it can be inspiring. Here are some tips to surround your patients and your staff so everyone is on the same page for a healthy lifestyle.

To Eat or Not to Eat: What To Do about fast food & eating on the run

Today your lives are super busy with school, sports, friends and all kinds of activities.  You probably don't think much about nutrition and what is best for your body, especially when your schedules are overflowing.

Tips for Reading Labels

Keep It Simple and Check Out the Following

Tips for Grocery Shopping

Most of you are experts when it comes to shopping for clothes, games, music and electronics. But what about shopping for food?  Do you know what to look for?

The ABC's of Weight Management

You read the chart for your next patient and discover you have another kid who is overweight in the room. You sigh as you consider the burden of obesity that our nation is facing and the role you have in helping to reverse this trend. You find that many of your patients are not responding to your advice, and their weight continues to escalate, increasing their risks for health issues and co-morbid diseases.

Talking to Your Pediatrician About Weight Concerns

The relationship between parents and their child’s pediatrician is built on trust, understanding and good communication. In the majority of conversations with pediatricians, parents have no trouble expressing concerns or asking questions, but there is one topic of discussion that commonly elicits anxiety in parents: weight concerns.

Stress-Free Mealtime

Feeling stressed about meal time?  Here are some tips that can help

Staying Healthy

Schedule yearly wellness check-ups with your child’s pediatrician/ physician to ensure they are growing and gaining weight at a normal rate.

Snack Time Ideas

What's your favorite type of snack: sweet, crunchy or savory?  We have ideas for all!

Parent Power

Three tips to help you fight against childhood obesity.

My Child Won't Eat Anything

Many parents and caregivers have dealt with this frustration: What to do with a child who only eats a handful of foods? Let’s start from the beginning.

Modify Your Meals

Many high-fat recipes can be modified to be low fat and nutritious.  Below are some examples of how to cut the fat and add more vitamins and minerals. 

Let's Talk Soup

Vegetables make a wonderful low-fat soup packed with vitamins and minerals.

Just Add Water

Did you know that sugar-sweetened beverages are the number one source of added sugars in the American diet?

Staying Social While Being Healthy

Once you are on a roll making healthier food choices and are exercising more, it can still be a challenge to hang out with friends who aren't making the best food choices.

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

All great chefs know how to use herbs in a variety of different ways to make food taste great. By using herbs, you add flavor without adding additional salt or fat.


Who doesn't love fruit?  It's juicy, sweet and delicious and there are loads of things to do with it.  So we challenged our experts to come up with 10 ways to prepare and serve their favorite fruits. 

For Teens: Help Your Parents Get Healthy

Do your parents follow healthy habits, like exercising regularly or eating lots of fruits and vegetables?

Food Safety 101

No one likes to be sick, but sometimes we make ourselves sick with our "kitchen habits." Practice these tips to avoid illness.

Food for Thought

Here are some healthy ideas to try as a family

Eat Turkey. Don't Be One.

Many families might think it's hard to eat nutritious, heart-healthy foods during the holidays, but that doesn't have to be the case! There are plenty of ways for kids and the rest of the family to enjoy their favorite holiday foods, by simply implementing a heart-healthy food makeover.

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