Mar
2
2015
Caroline Sullivan
Posted by Caroline Sullivan @ 5:30:PM

It’s late-February, winter is waving goodbye, and that means time for spring sports. How can you make your little leaguer an All-Star? Fuel them with nutrient-rich foods, of course! Consider the typical post-game snack and see how it compares to chocolate milk and a piece of fruit: *20 oz. Sports Drink and 2 Cookies*... continue reading

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Mar
2
2015
Tiffany Hull
Posted by Tiffany Hull @ 5:00:PM

5 Things You May Not Know About Us It always fascinates me how people feel obligated to comment on what I’m eating. As a dietitian, I understand that I’m modeling healthy behaviors. But I also understand variety and moderation, and judging me by one meal out of the roughly 99,000 meals I’ll eat over a... continue reading

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Mar
2
2015
Tanya Mosely
Posted by Tanya Mosely @ 4:30:PM

Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the U.S. As a radiologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, I see the toll it takes on my patients and their families every day. We’re all looking for ways to avoid the disease. But I’m distressed to hear the popular new theory... continue reading

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Mar
2
2015
Katie McKee
Posted by Katie McKee @ 4:00:PM

We used to say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Now with an increasing reliance on our phones and tablets, it looks like the app has become the new apple. But with thousands of diet and nutrition apps, how do you know which app is right for you? It all depends on... continue reading

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Mar
2
2015
Laura Gruntmeir
Posted by Laura Gruntmeir @ 3:00:PM

It’s that time of year; I find myself dropping kids off at after-school activities, coming home late from work and trying to get a good meal on the table. The only way I can survive is by planning ahead. If that sounds familiar, and if the idea of having a freezer full of home-cooked... continue reading

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Mar
2
2015
Sara Robbins
Posted by Sara Robbins @ 2:30:PM

From the time the alarm sounds to the time you wrangle your kids in to their clothes (and maybe, just maybe, you had the chance to make sure your own clothes actually matched); there’s rarely the time to cook them a healthy breakfast, either – especially if your kids are like mine and don’t feel... continue reading

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Feb
25
2015
Sara Robbins
Posted by Sara Robbins @ 1:00:PM

9 Low-Lactose Recipes from Chef Caitlin Steininger of “Cooking with Caitlin”  We’re teaming up with the South Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to host a pop-up restaurant event in San Antonio with Chef Caitlin Steininger from “Cooking with Caitlin.”  Only a limited number of people will be able to attend, but we wanted to make sure... continue reading

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Jan
30
2015
Kara Smith
Posted by Kara Smith @ 11:00:AM

The National Dairy Council is turning 100 this year. We’re celebrating with 100 things we love about dairy. Here are the first 25. *Dairy fresh – even fresher than daisy fresh.* It only takes milk two days to get to the grocery store from the farm. That includes all the quality test-ing, pasteurizing and packaging.... continue reading

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Jan
30
2015
Lana Frantzen
Posted by Lana Frantzen @ 9:30:AM

While visiting a close relative, I was astonished to see one of the numerous milk alternative products inside his refrigerator. I avoided jumping to conclusions – after all, they say it’s hardest to educate those closest to you. So I asked some questions to understand why he’d dumped natural, lovable milk for a substitute.  There... continue reading

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Jan
29
2015
Patty Littlefield
Posted by Patty Littlefield @ 2:00:PM

Valentine's Day for a farm wife can be unpredictable for some, very predictable for others and a complete unintended oversight for too many. The men we married are often focused on keeping the farm running, the cattle healthy and the equipment repaired. It’s not that they don’t love us; time just gets away from them.... continue reading

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5 Great Team Snacks for Your Little Leaguer Posted by Caroline Sullivan @ Mon, 2 Mar 2015

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