Health at Every Size- What does this mean for you?

We live in a world with a melting pot of people with different color skin, different color hair, tall, short, thin, round, religion, and sexuality. We are all made differently, yet society has viewed health as one type of person. This idolized person of health is not...

The Division of Responsibility of Feeding Children

Toddlers are a unique species. They love to exude their independence and decision making in different ways that may change from day to day. One area that may be the most frustrating is refusing meals. Ellyn Satter helps relieve this frustration by developing the...
National Cholesterol Education Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month. So, what better way to recognize this month than with some information that can help you, your family, and possibly add years to your life? What is Cholesterol? Usually, the first thought that comes to mind when we...
Benefits of Pumpkin

Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkins are for more than lattes and cookies, they’re for pies too. Just kidding (although they are delicious in almost any baked good). Pumpkins have a much larger contribution to our body and health that justify their addition to any type of food. From their skin...
Consequences of a Low Fiber Diet

Consequences of a Low Fiber Diet

What is fiber? Fiber is considered a type of carbohydrate that provides improvements to gastrointestinal health. There are two types of fiber that provide their own benefits- insoluble and soluble fiber. Insoluble fiber does not absorb in water; therefore, it adds...