Childhood Constipation Cure

Nonna Joann • April 27th, 2009 • Food as Medicine

The Scoop on Poop
Ouch! Constipation hurts. Constipation is a common and frustrating problem in children. Constipation is defined as hard and painful stools or going several days without a bowel movement. People (kids, too) should have at least one soft bowel movement a day.
A mom on asks for advice about her toddler’s pooping. “My 23 [...]

Food Hype: Natural or Organic

Nonna Joann • August 21st, 2008 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

Is there really a difference? 

Food manufactures want us to believe we’re purchasing a healthy product, even if we’re not. They do everything they can to convince us that their processed food is in some way nutritious. Today, 90 percent of the foods in our grocery stores are processed with over 3,000 chemicals.
Learning what’s in the food we [...]

Food or Nutritents

Nonna Joann • July 15th, 2008 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

Finally, an article about daily nutrients that makes perfect “Nonna-sense”!
In a recent academic review, a University of Minnesota professor in the School of Public Health has concluded that food, as opposed to specific nutrients, may be key to having a healthy diet.
Do you think it could be that simple? Food gurus all have different points [...]

Food Synergy Doubles Benefits

Nonna Joann • May 22nd, 2008 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

Double your fun and nutrients with super foods. 
YUM…According to Drs. Roizen and Oz if you drink a glass of orange juice with your oatmeal it will help elevate your breakfast to superfood status. They say there’s food synergy between the nutrients in oatmeal and OJ that work to provide double the benefits you’d expect from [...]

A ‘S.A.D.’ Diet

Nonna Joann • April 10th, 2008 • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Thirty years ago, I was like most moms, I didn’t have clue as to what was in the food I was purchasing. Our family ate the Standard American Diet, which is S.A.D.
My journey to whole foods began when Jenny, my third daughter, was diagnosed as hyperactive. Her pediatrician wanted to write a prescription at her [...]