Tag Archives: carbohydrates

Protein – How much is enough? Can you have too much?

Research has clearly shown that eating too much fat causes weight gain due to excess calorie intake.  Carbohydrates (sigh!), this poor nutrient category sure has taken its share of abuse. Everything from no-carb to low-carb to only-brown-carbs has circulated through the media. The truth is, both children and adults over-consume carbohydrates, which, like fats, can […]

Get the FACTS about the Nutrition Facts

Confused by the food label? Do you know what to look for to make a healthful choice for you and your family? Look no further! Check out these quick tips from FEED on how to sort the MYTHS from the (nutrition) FACTS. What is the first thing to look for when choosing foods on the […]

What’s in your lunch box?

Kids are back in school, summer is coming to a close, and one of the biggest concerns of many parents around this time focuses around what to pack for lunch! Whether it be elaborate (shown below), or just plain simple, lunch is an important time to provide kids with some of the vital nutrients they […]

Sports Nutrition – Tips for the BIG and little athlete

Just starting a new workout routine? Are you curious about what foods to choose for muscle recovery? Check out these tips from FEED! Adequate recovery nutrition is important for all types of athletes. From kids that are just starting out in physical activities to adults engaging in regular competitive events, all athletes need to incorporate […]

Superbowl Sunday Calorie Smack Down!

The big game is approaching. To many, this day brings together family and friends to watch one of the greatest sports events of the year. But also, sitting around the living room with an abundance of food brings us one of the largest calorie-consuming feasts of the year. Research by the Calorie Control Council (CCC) […]