Category Archives: Food

Staying on top of your child’s food allergies takes effort. You feel good knowing what’s in your child’s food so you can help prevent them from getting sick. But what if you didn’t know all the ingredients? If your child suffers from a food allergy, letting them eat a snack—especially if it’s packaged —won’t do. Read More →

School lunches are packed with nutritional value. In a recent study, researchers found that lunches served in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) have higher nutritional quality than lunches bought from home. The report stated that the lunches are high in dairy-rich foods, lower in empty calories from solid fats and added sugars, and lower Read More →

              Every product labeled gluten-free is not gluten-free. In a Gallup poll, one in five Americans say they actively try to include gluten-free foods in their diet. Gluten is known to cause celiac disease, an autoimmune condition. Following a gluten-free diet is beneficial in preventing celiac disease.  Up to Read More →

General Mills announced recently that they would be removing artificial flavors and artificial sources of colors from their cereals by 2017. General Mills has been using artificial flavors and colors in their cereals to enhance their appearance, but the company is making a turn toward natural alternatives. General Mills isn’t the only company to start Read More →

Did you help a hungry child  get a free meal lately? During the school year hundreds of children  benefit from free or reduced meals from the school breakfast program or lunch program. These meals are administered by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).  Children are just as hungry during the summer too, but the good news Read More →