Older Not Old - Family Meals with Mom

I am a first generation American daughter of parents who were born in Germany. They worked hard to assimilate into American culture — Dad ditched his German accent in high school to avoid being teased by his classmates, Mom made time for youth sports by allowing my sibs to skip Hebrew school on occasion, and

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Older, Not Old: Healthy Eating in a Bowl

Last week, I met with two different Boomer clients. They had different food priorities – weight management for one and recently-diagnosed illness for the other – but both asked about eating to improve their health. Did I mention that they have busy lifestyles and don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen?

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Grains Go Old-School, Really Old-School

I am very much a whole grain gal. My mom made our sandwiches on whole wheat bread before it was fashionable to do so. I eat whole grain cereal for breakfast almost every day. And dinner usually includes a whole grain side dish. So I was really excited to see a lot of whole grain

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Cooking by Number -- Stuffed Squash

Here on the East Coast, we haven’t had much of a winter. The temps are pretty warm – today’s one of the colder days and we’re in the high 30s – and snow has been in short supply since the freak October 29 snowstorm. Nonetheless, it’s still the perfect season for stuffed winter squash. I

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Let's Focus on the Benefits of Eating Wholegrains

Although eating 50% of grains as processed grains may not be harmful per new study (http://bit.ly/w4GymO), better and more positive message is to eat more whole grains for better health.

No surprise that Americans eat #MyPlate 2% of time

Not many restaurant entrees are half vegetables and fruit and whole grains are hard to find on the menu

Unhealthy eating habits start young

C’mon parents.Its up to u to serve more veggies & whole grains and fewer cookies & snax.Nestle FITS says kids get more calories from snax than healthy.They don’t buy food; you do.

#NPDGroup finds consumers want smaller portions.

Cut portions strategically a la #Volumetrics-smaller amounts of calorie-rich food and more veggies and fruits, salads, soups, fat-free dairy, whole grains.

Research findings continue to support #Volumetrics

Harvard study shows weight loss benefits from eating vegetables, fruits, whole grains, yogurt in Counting Calories? Your Weight-Loss Plan May Be Outdated – http://nyti.ms/q2Ouf7

Grabbing for Grains

This week’s SupermarketGuru.com, one of many food and nutrition communications publications that cross my desk, mentions that shoppers are confused about shopping for whole grains.

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