Portion Distortion

Portion Distortion

By Amanda Thomas, Intern When it comes to losing weight and then keeping it off long term, portion sizes are key. What we tend to ignore are the alarming ways in which we eat extra calories numerous times throughout the day – a slightly larger slice of toast, an extra...

Stuck on Sugar

Your Son Drank 4 Glasses of Orange Juice Today… My son just started pre-school a few months ago, and one thing that irks me is they give him sugary treats. ALL.THE.TIME. It drives me nuts!  I’m not a freakishly-overly-healthy-no-sugar-allowed type of mom (though...

Cheating on my Diet

I love chocolate, candy, chips, French fries, hamburgers, pizza, and ice cream. You name the “sometimes food,” I love it. And who doesn’t? That being said, I bet you think this post is going to be about the things you shouldn’t eat on a diet, right? What if I told you...

It’s Not Organic. Should I Panic?

Summer is here and fresh produce is ripe for the pickin’! The word “organic” gets thrown around in the media like a hot potato. And we’ve all seen that label on our grocery store produce…you know, the one that makes us wonder if we’re purchasing the healthiest choice...

Anemia – It’s Bloody Serious

We have a dilemma, and we’d love to hear what you think about it. As you may know, WIC must follow rules set by the federal government. One rule our agency currently struggles with is getting iron test results from women and children over age one. 4,367 of our...

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