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October 26, 2010

No time to exercise? Pick up a pumpkin!

Filed under: General Information, Weight Control, fitness — Tags: , , , — Elizabeth Ward @ 8:34 am

You don’t need a gym to work your muscles! That’s clear from this video starring personal trainer Kasie Sullivan, my friend and neighbor. It’s a great illustration of how everyday objects can do double duty, functioning as just enough weight to work your muscles, and how. Plus, Kasie’s tips are practical and doable for busy moms with little time to shape up. Enjoy and look for more from Kasie on www.galtime.com.

Have you seen my other blog at USATODAY.com?  It features tips for feeding your family healthy foods, and recipes that I prepare with my children as part of Cooking With My Kids.  Check out my interview with Liz Weiss, MS, RD, and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD, moms, dietitians, and co-authors of No Whine With Dinner: 150 Kid-Tested Recipes from The Meal Makeover Moms.

October 22, 2010

Got Nutrients? What you may be missing

Filed under: General Information, Nutrition During Pregnancy — Tags: , , — Elizabeth Ward @ 9:57 am

American children are low on four vital nutrients for good health. Here is a piece I wrote for WebMD about what kids are missing. As it turns out, adults are short on the same nutrients, according to the proposed Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The piece describes each nutrient, why it’s necessary, and how to get more.

Have you seen my other blog at USATODAY.com?  It features tips for feeding your family healthy foods, and recipes that I prepare with my children as part of Cooking With My Kids.  Check out my interview with Liz Weiss, MS, RD, and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD, moms, dietitians, and co-authors of No Whine With Dinner: 150 Kid-Tested Recipes from The Meal Makeover Moms.

October 20, 2010

Quick Healthy Meals for Your Family

Filed under: General Information, Nutrition During Pregnancy — Tags: , , , — Elizabeth Ward @ 2:14 pm

Here’s a link to an article I wrote recently for WebMD about feeding your family healthy meals in a jiffy.

Have you seen my other blog at USATODAY.com?  It features tips for feeding your family healthy foods, and recipes that I prepare with my children as part of Cooking With My Kids.  Check out my interview with Liz Weiss, MS, RD, and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD, moms, dietitians, and co-authors of No Whine With Dinner: 150 Kid-Tested Recipes from The Meal Makeover Moms.

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