Is Collagen All It’s Thought To Be?

Collagen peptide supplements are all the rage right now.  One can go as far as to say it is the most recent fad.  People have been taking collagen supplements due to the claims of increasing skin elasticity, faster hair growth, increasing joint integrity and improved gut health.   Let’s look at the science behind collagen formation…

Get More Protein At Breakfast!

Breakfast meals are notorious for being high in sugar and carbohydrates. Breakfast truly is the most important meal of the day BUT we must redefine what breakfast is.  Breakfast is literally the time that you break your night time fast.  This can happen at 5 am or even at noon.  The biggest thing to remember…

Kid Approved Beverages

  High sugar and high calorie beverages have been a significant contributor to childhood obesity.  It is important to start monitoring how many sugary beverages kids are drinking in a day. There are so many natural, low calorie and flavorful drink choices available these days. On the flip side, there are even more nutrient less…

Pack a Punch for School Lunch

  In the last decade there have been multiple big changes made to our kids food lunch programs.  Most of these changes have been leading to healthier options.  More whole grains are incorporated into meals, more consistent protein sources, increase in fruit and a huge decrease in sugary beverages.  There are still a few ways…

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

  Every parent knows the struggle of getting their kids to eat their vegetables.  The most important message that we can send out is that kids can eat what we eat!  Restaurants and media have made us think that kids need to eat things like chicken nuggets, pizza, mac and cheese, hot dogs and spaghetti. …

Products to Help Get Your Kids Get into Nutrition!

This month our blogs are dedicated to kids nutrition! There are so many interesting topics we would love to discuss over the next few weeks. You can start off by looking at some of these helpful products to help feed your child more nutritious food and get them into the kitchen.  Some of these products…