New Food Label

The Food and Drug Administration announced this past week that they will change the appearance and information on the nutrition facts label that consumers have grown accustomed to over the past 20 years.

Side-by-Side Comparison: Chart with a side-by-side comparison of the original nutrition facts label on the left and the new nutrition facts label on the right.

Side-by-Side Comparison: Chart with a side-by-side comparison of the original nutrition facts label on the left and the new nutrition facts label on the right.

Label Format: Original vs. New

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Yummy Yogurt and Strawberries

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This was my breakfast this morning.  So good the whole family will love it and so healthy you’ll want to serve it!

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3 Best Family-Friendly Diet Plans

cutting board and measuring tapeThree great diets that are safe and flexible enough for Mom and the whole family.

 

Most diets aren’t about the family, which is a problem.  They are normally a solo adventure.  This makes the whole process (which isn’t easy to begin with) that much more difficult.  Diets often have phases that restrict certain types of foods or the caloric amount.  This is not safe or healthy for growing children.  That means that the dieter must prepare a separate meal for themself and their family.  Who wants to do that or has the time?  With the list of family friendly diets below you won’t have to. Continue reading

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“WHAT!?! YOU DON’T LIKE CHICKEN? SINCE WHEN?”

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This was my conversation with my eight year old son three weeks ago.  He used to love chicken.  Actually, despite the fact that I never have really cared for chicken, my whole pregnancy I craved it due to him.  When he was younger chicken was the only meat he would eat.  Now he says he doesn’t like it anymore? Continue reading

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