Tag Archives: parenting

What a Dietitian Buys at the Grocery Store

Ever wonder what’s in a dietitian’s grocery haul? Read on for the must-buys and favorite new finds of the FEED RDs: FEED founder Lara Field is a pediatric nutrition expert and mom of two, so her go-to grabs often include easy eats for the whole family including:   Easy lunch options Whole wheat pasta Amy’s […]

13 Study Snacks for College Students

This summer, FEED had the pleasure of having a University of Michigan sophomore work with us and provide first-hand knowledge of navigating college life with celiac disease. Read on for her recommendations for study snacks for college students that will keep you full and focused: Starting Freshman year in college is an extremely exciting, yet […]

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! […]

Reinventing “Kid Food” Favorites

It is easy to fall into a routine of choosing frozen food standbys for meals. However, the typical “kid food favorites” like chicken fingers or mac and cheese are high in calories and fat, but more importantly, contain little nutrition. Take a look at our “Eat This, Not That” feature comparing some typical frozen food […]

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 […]

Product Spotlight! Top 25 Toddler Snack Foods

What’s in your snack drawer? Toddler snacks frequently contain added sugars, preservatives, and refined carbohydrates, all of which provide little nutrition for growing bodies. Research shows sweet snacks such as cookies, cereal bars, and cakes continue to supply the largest share of snacking calories, a number that has more than doubled from 1977-2006. Rather than […]

Product Spotlight! FEED’s Top 25 Gluten-Free Food Products!

 In honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, check out Lara’s list of MUST-HAVE* gluten-free items for your home! Learn what to stock on your pantry shelves to ensure healthy choices are always around.  Without further ado…   Ancient Harvest Traditional Quinoa – Pre-rinsed, ready-to-cook, substitute quinoa instead of rice or pasta. Try it as a tasty hot-breakfast cereal […]

Flavored Milk – Love it or Leave it?

A hot topic in recent years, due to the childhood obesity epidemic, flavored milk (chocolate, vanilla, strawberry). Is the additional sugar less of a concern than the lack of calcium intake? Read on to udderstand this controversy. Photo Credit Flavored milk is loaded with cavity-causing sugar, and additional empty calories our kids don’t need; whereby, […]

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 […]