Fruits & Veggies: Frozen vs. Fresh

Frozen Peas

Which is better, fresh or frozen fruits and veggies?  At first it’s easy to see why fresh food makes the most sense but what if you want a specific ingredient that’s out of season or hard to find where you live?  While eating locally and in season is ideal from a nutritional and cost standpoint, […]

ADHD and Diet: Why Colorful Plant Foods May Make a Difference

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One out of every 20 children is diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the United States. ADHD is a serious condition that can make children more at risk for developing issues with depression, anxiety and difficulty in school or work. Many parents are concerned about the long-term use of medication and related side […]

A Glowing Study: Fruit and Vegetables Can Make Us More Attractive


We have all heard the expression, you are what you eat and now we know; we also look like what we eat! A small study from the University of St Andrews in Scotland showed the groups that consumed just 3 extra serves of carotenoid containing fruits and vegetables showed a small change in their skin […]

Kid Friendly Veggies

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Being a nutritionist means I know the importance of my children eating a variety of fruits and veggies. But having them actually do it can sometimes be tricky as I’m sure many of you moms and dads out there can relate to. While I do sneak all sorts of healthy goodies into recipes like tomato […]