Three Steps to a Healthy Eater

Nonna Joann • March 12th, 2009 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

You can transform your picky eater into a healthy eater!

Incorporate the following three easy steps to encourage healthy eating. Even picky eaters begin to appreciate the taste and texture of whole foods when you take the offensive.
1. Purchase Whole Foods
When you stock your pantry and refrigerator are with whole foods, your children will eat whole foods. One […]

Three Mistakes Parents Make

Nonna Joann • March 10th, 2009 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

Parents of Picky Eaters Often Make Three Mistakes

Forty-nine percent of moms say they have a picky eater. Parents try trendy methods to convince their picky eaters to eat healthy foods…only to sabotage their best efforts. You can transform your picky eater into a healthy eater by avoiding these common mistakes.
1. Take Just One Bite
The one-bite rule (one […]

Mealtime is Happy Time

Nonna Joann • December 4th, 2008 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

Dinner is the one time of the day families can share. Today, many busy families eat together only three times a week. With just a little planning, you can change that statistic for your family. Enjoy being together. Your children will be grown and gone much too soon.
Thanksgiving may be over, but don’t stop giving […]

Mealtime Manners

Nonna Joann • May 15th, 2008 • Mealtimes with Kids

Mealtime manners begin before the food is even placed on the table. Children should wait until the family is seated before beginning to eat. One way to accomplish this is to serve your meals family-style. The food is served from platters on the table. Food isn’t placed on individual plates until after you’ve said grace. […]