eating healthy

Tips for Eating Healthy during Pregnancy

We’ve all heard the expression, “You are what you eat.” But did you know that what you eat while expecting a baby affects your baby’s health for life? » Read more

McDonald's Makes Nutrition Fun

By JustMommies

McDonald's helps teach kids about nutrition in a fun way with three videos that kids can watch on the McDonald's Happy Meal website.  McDonald's offers kids healthy menu choices like Happy Meals with apple dippers and milk or juice.  Now kids can be entertained on the Happy Meal website while they are encouraged to make healthy food choices. » Read more

Eating Healthy This Halloween

By Dr. Margaret Lewin, Medical Director of Cinergy Health

Careful as we are all year, we seem to lose our inhibitions against junk food when Halloween rolls around – snacking on the sugar-laden treats we bought for neighbors’ children as well as the ones our own children bring home from their trick-or-treating.  Here are some tips for resisting temptation: » Read more

Healthy Habits: Starting the Day Right with Breakfast

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers

Eating a good breakfast can do a lot more for your children than you may realize. There are many studies that conclude that eating breakfast has many health benefits, including reduced risk of obesity, better school performance -- both learning and behavior -- reduced tooth decay, and children who eat breakfast are more likely to get a full day’s supply of calcium. » Read more