whole food

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 [...]

A Day Without Processed Food

Nonna Joann • April 7th, 2009 • Nonna's Nutrition News & Views

Eat Whole Foods
A typical grocery store stocks 40,000 items. Ninety percent of food dollars is spent on processed food. We are used to opening a can or a box or a bag for most of our meals. When I mention the idea of eating only real food (food that has been minimally processed), many can’t imagine [...]

Kid Food

Nonna Joann • April 2nd, 2009 • Mealtimes with Kids

Kid Foods Are Fake Foods
Kid food looks and tastes like food; offering little or absolutely no nutrition whatsoever. Real food is a substance eaten for nourishment. You can be assured of a picky eater, by regularly purchasing kid foods, training little taste buds to prefer fake foods.
If you want to know what kid food is, just [...]

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 [...]

Cookin’ Has Gone to the Dogs

Nonna Joann • July 7th, 2008 • Nonna's Relations

I wouldn’t have believed it if you told me a few years ago, that I’d be making casseroles for my dogs. I thought I was feeding them the most nutritious of dog foods. In fact, it was a brand sold in whole foods stores.
I mused about it in my book, Baby Bites, “There’s something out [...]