healthy foods

Smart Choice…NOT

Nonna Joann • September 22nd, 2009 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

There’s a new food label campaign called Smart Choices. Products which have been designated as “healthier” are marked with a green spot and a checkmark on the front of the package. The green checkmark label is showing up in supermarkets and is backed by most of ten largest food manufacturers. The label is intended to […]

TV Ads Impact Kids’ Health

Nonna Joann • October 30th, 2008 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

Largest Study on TV Ads and Children’s Health.
This vital topic concerning our children’s health is studied by the Kaiser Foundation. The study found that 34 percent of ads targeting children are for candy and snacks, 28 percent are for sugarcoated cereals, and 10 percent are for fast foods. Only 4 percent are for dairy products and a […]

Kids Eat Too Much Sugar

Nonna Joann • July 3rd, 2008 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

It’s really no surprise that kids eat too much sugar. We already know that. But it’s good to have it backed up with facts. According to an online article from the Journal of Pediatrics, the health of preschoolers is seriously compromised: by the amount of sugar in their diets!
They found that preschoolers are eating 14 to […]

Why Baby Bites™

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

Parents are routinely assured their child will consume enough variety in foods during the span of a week, giving him the nutritional balance needed. Unfortunately, this conventional advice no longer applies, because fake food has replaced whole food.

Up until now, bewildered parents of picky eaters were typically left to their own devices.
The advice from busy pediatricians […]