Kid Tips with Novant Health | Developing healthy eating habits

Kid Tips with Novant Health | Developing healthy eating habits

VO: This health tip is brought to you by Novant Health. Dr. Erin Washburn: Hello, I’m Dr. Erin Washburn. Nearly one in three children in the US is overweight. With a little meal time planning you can help picky eaters develop healthy eating habits. Avoid fruit juices because of the high sugar content. Skip potato […]

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How to Plan Balanced, Healthy Meals for Your Children

How to Plan Balanced, Healthy Meals for Your Children

It comes back to that foundation for good nutrition. So for students and children, we want to make sure that they’re setting themselves up with healthy habits for life. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has a Kids Eat Right movement. I would say start there. So Kids Eat Right through the Academy of Nutrition […]

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Tips for Successful Meal Prepping to Maintain a Healthy Diet

Tips for Successful Meal Prepping to Maintain a Healthy Diet

Eating healthy is best achieved by simply planning meals in advance, that way healthy food is ready when you’re hungry. Almost any balanced meal you can make it home will be healthier than a typical fast food option. That said, there are an increasing number of healthy restaurants and takeout options available but it pays […]

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How to Shop for Healthy Foods

How to Shop for Healthy Foods

Oh! Has this ever happened to you? You’ve gone shopping, spent your entire food budget, then realized you didn’t get what you needed to make healthy meals? How is this possible? What can you do to prevent this in the future? Here are 5 healthy shopping tips good for your family and your budget. Tip […]

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How to Make Healthy Eating Fun for Kids

How to Make Healthy Eating Fun for Kids

Allergies. Obesity. And Asthma. Children are at risk for those health problems, and others, if they don’t eat properly. As a parent, you might feel you’re fighting a losing battle. TV commercials push fast food, sugary soft drinks, candy and junk food with empty calories–the same food your children’s friends are eating. Don’t despair. You […]

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MyPlate, MyWins: What’s Your Healthy Eating Style?

MyPlate, MyWins: What’s Your Healthy Eating Style?

Eating healthy is important. The foods and drinks you choose for meals and snacks can help you be healthier now and in the future. And it’s more than eating one healthy meal or one healthy snack. Your food choices add up, and they all matter. So where to start? First, choose foods from all five […]

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