Author Archives: Lara Field

How to Prevent Picky Eating

Every parent wants what’s best for their child- and that includes making sure they’re eating nutritious meals! Living Healthy TV host Jackie Bender met up with FEED Founder and Registered Dietitian, Lara Field, to get some tips and tricks on how parents can help their little ones learn to love nutritious and healthful foods. Check […]

Food Allergy Awareness

Every 3 minutes a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. More than 40% of our children with food allergies have experienced a severe allergic reaction such as anaphylaxis. May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and FEED founder, Lara Field, joined nutrition colleague Roberta Janero to discuss food allergy management on […]

Gluten-Free Superfoods

For those with celiac disease, a gluten-free diet is medically necessary to protect the lining of the small intestine from damage due to inflammation. When people think about a gluten‐free diet, however, they often first think of white rice, potatoes, and corn as the best go-to’s for carbohydrate alternatives. However, these foods may not be the most […]

Is there a HEALTHY chicken nugget?

Many turn to the freezer section to find quick solutions to mid-week meals, and chicken nuggets are one of the most frequently purchased items. However, before you put that box of dino-shaped poultry into your shopping cart, check out FEED Founder Lara Field‘s expert tips on finding the best frozen option featured on Huffington Post.  

Freeze Dried, Frozen or Canned–What’s the Best Alternative to Fresh?

When choosing snacks, we always recommend choosing fruits and vegetables over the various refined-carbohydrate crackers, cookies and salty snacks. Choosing nutrient-dense, fiber-filled fruits and veggies not only provides antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, but it also reduces consumption of other empty-calorie snacks, which provide little, if any, nutrition. Fresh fruits and vegetables, eaten in their whole […]

When Can I Start Giving My Baby Solid Foods?

When it comes to starting solid foods there is no shortage of information available to parents. But often times, parents will find themselves reading advice that contradicts something they else they had just read. To help us determine what to actually believe, read along and get FEED founder and Registered Dietitian, Lara Field’s expert advice and […]

Eat Seasonably – KALE

There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables during peak season. Check out our “Eat Seasonably” feature where we will share health tips, preparation tricks, and new recipes featuring the best of the season’s produce. This cruciferous vegetable packs a variety of health benefits, including vitamins A, C and K, filling fiber and free radical-fighting antioxidants. […]

Feeding Toddlers – 5 Tips to Manage Picky Eaters

Picky eater on your hands? Good news! You are not alone! In fact, this is one of the biggest challenges in raising children.  As parents, we simply want our kids to grow, receive proper nourishment, and gain the nutrition important for a healthy development. However, kids have an alternative agenda, and they make it known! […]

The Unhealthiest “Healthy” Snacks You Should Stop Eating ASAP!

Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just want to overhaul your diet, loading up on nutritious, better-for-you snacks is one of the best things you can do to keep yourself fueled in between meals and on track with your goals. However, there are some “healthier” options that may end up ruining your efforts. Here […]