On the first #FoodFri of the year our guests Stanford pediatrician Anisha Patel MD and healthy food advocate Jennifer Tyler Lee shared their knowledge and tips to help us reduce our added sugar intake at home. First, let’s clear something up… what is added sugar? Added sugar is anything that doesn’t naturally occur [...]
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This week’s #FoodFri chat was all about debunking the myths on popular foods that are currently trending. The Center for Science in the Public Interest addressed the popular beliefs, sometimes fads, that are common today, discussing whether studies support the popularly held beliefs. COCONUT OIL CSPI clarifies that coconut oil isn’t the [...]
This week #FoodFri teamed up with the National WIC Association (NWA), a non-profit education arm and advocacy voice of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) to discuss the importance of eating fruits and vegetables every day as part of a healthy diet. Did you know that the WIC program serves [...]
The rule the Agriculture Department released today is grossly irresponsible and a significant step backward for our country and for our children’s health. The updated school nutrition standards have been working. Parents support them, kids benefit greatly from them, and the vast majority of schools have been able to comply with them. Instead of building on [...]