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Do you think you can find a food at the grocery store that is high in fiber? Fiber is in all fruits, veggies and whole grains, but some have more fiber than others. Look at labels or read packages to see what you can find. Even better, see if you […]

Finding Fiber Grocery Store Hunt!


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Remember this? “The responsibility of the parent is to determine what, when, and where children eat. It’s the child’s responsibility to determine whether they eat and how much they eat.” When we get into the nitty gritty of your responsibilities with teaching your kids about nutrition and mindful eating, I […]

Mindful Eating and the Division of Responsibility: What


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Organic fruits and vegetables are grown without pesticides and the seeds have not been genetically modified. Pesticides kill bugs that try to eat our food. “Genetically modified” means that the seeds have been changed in a lab to help the plant in some way. Some of these changes help the […]

Fun Fact: What does “organic” mean?



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  Purple and blue fruits and veggies are super hard to find, but that’s why they are super important to eat. I bet you can’t guess what they have! Did you guess antioxidants and Vitamin C? Well, you’re right! Purple and blue fruits and veggies also have a group of […]

Colors of the Rainbow: Purple and Blue!


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  The colors orange and yellow can mean a lot of things in fruits and vegetables. The good news is these have lots of antioxidants. Do you remember what that word means? Antioxidants help heal the damage that oxygen does in our body. Vitamin C is actually a type of […]

Colors of the Rainbow: Orange and Yellow!


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This color can be hard … can you think of any white fruits and vegetables? They have lots of antioxidants and phytochemicals that specifically help boost immunity and fight infection. The next time you are sick with a cold, an ear infection or fever, eat lots of white fruits and […]

Colors of the Rainbow: White!