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Chef for a Day

As part of our ongoing effort to help our picky eater expand his palate, we tried a new experiment this week: Let the six-year-old make the dinner. He happily embraced the idea and came up with a meal plan and a shopping list almost immediately. The shopping trip was moderately successful, with a little prodding […]

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Friday Food News Feed: October 8

All sorts of interesting¬†news bites¬†crossed our desk this week. Let’s jump right in: Kids’ Energy Sources: A new report in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that the top sources of energy for kids ages 2 to 18 were grain desserts, pizza, and soda.¬†Researchers expressed concern about the “flow of empty calories” into […]

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Friday Food News Feed: September 10

Given that it’s Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, the news this week has been weighted heavily (er…sorry) in that direction. First, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched a $2 million initiative to bring together five civil rights organizations in a project to help reverse childhood obesity, especially in African-American and Latino communities. According to the foundation, […]

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