healthy eating

Three ‘B’s to Healthy Eating

Nonna Joann • December 8th, 2009 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

Fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, dairy, and protein-rich foods compromise a healthy diet. Of course, you have to persuade your kids to eat them. Fast foods, highly sugared foods, snacks loaded with altered fats only make your job harder.
Engineered foods are leaving dietary gaps replacing whole foods. Ironically, experts say, our kids are actually missing out [...]

Healthy Eating Is Now Fun!

Nonna Joann • October 8th, 2009 • 'The Forest Feast' Teaching Helps

The Forest Feast Encourages Healthy Eating
Lifestyles and behaviors are established in early childhood. This is especially true for eating habits and food preferences. Unfortunately, many foods that children consume are lacking in essential nutrients.
Our national taste buds have become accustomed to junk foods, loaded with added sugars, artificial ingredients, and synthetic flavors. This has made [...]

Affordable Healthy Baby Food

Nonna Joann • April 14th, 2009 • Stretch Grocery $$$

It’s never too early to begin a baby’s journey to healthy eating. By introducing and then continually offering your baby whole foods, you’ll steer clear of many of the common pitfalls often made by parents. In addition, when the Baby Bite steps with multi-sensory learning are incorporated from the beginning of your baby’s eating experience, picky eating will never become a problem.
It all [...]

Don’t Cook?

Nonna Joann • June 5th, 2008 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

You Can Still Eat Healthy
Writing is a solitary business, but one that pretty much suits me. After my book, “Baby Bites: Transforming a Picky Eater into a Healthy Eater,” came out, I found myself writing a talk. That was the easy part. Speaking to groups was more of a challenge. Just about the time I [...]

Blueberries Chockfull of Antioxidants

Nonna Joann • March 6th, 2008 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

Blueberries aren’t only chockfull of antioxidants, but they’re good for your brain   , too!
Animal studies have found that blueberries may reverse age-related memory loss and other studies have found that blueberries contain many health-promoting antioxidants. Blueberries are associated with numerous health benefits including protection against urinary-tract infections, cancer, age-related health conditions, like heart disease and brain [...]

A Guide for Parents of Picky Eaters that Actually Works!

Nonna Joann • February 5th, 2008 • Guide for Parents of Picky Eaters

> Does your picky eater prefer fast food and sugar?
> Does your preschooler refuse to touch vegetables?
> Does your toddler throw food on the floor in defiance?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone! Forty-nine percent of moms say they have a picky eater. With “Baby Bites,” in only 7 days, [...]

About Nonna Joann

Nonna Joann • January 24th, 2008 • Baby Bites in the News

About the Baby BitesTM Author

Nonna* Joann Bruso began her writing career over thirty years ago with a monthly nutrition column. After the demands of raising children lessened, she worked full-time editing the Colorado Christian News. It seems fitting that Nonna Joann has returned to the topic of healthy eating. Nonna Joann’s passion for nutrition and whole foods [...]