Category Archives: Kids

Nutrition Issues When Your Child is an Athlete

Conrad Sanders, NDTR Graduate, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Recent Dietetic Intern I.S.P.P. University of Arizona University of Arizona   In today’s world, we’re being constantly inundated with fad diets and ways to lead a healthier lifestyle in an effort … Continue reading

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Celebration of Beauty

By Alexandra Pettit Starting February 1st Schnepf Farms will open their orchards to the public to share the sweet smell of the peach blossom. During this experience, many can enjoy the beauty of over 80 acres of peach trees that … Continue reading

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Fill your Plate: Hidden veggies and fun snack for kids

By Sandra J., Dietetic Intern at the University of Arizona Making meals and snacks that your kids will eat and like can be challenging. As busy parents, making creative meals may sound impossible. So Much so, that parents will settle … Continue reading

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Food Styling: to Help your Picky Toddler Eat More Healthy

By Erika Barrera, University of Arizona ISPP dietetic intern Are you having trouble finding ways to have your toddler eat healthy? Well, food styling may be just for you and your kiddo!   A toddler’s diet can be unpredictable…Every day … Continue reading

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Children vs. Vegetables: Tips for Handling your Picky Eater.

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student   “You’re not leaving that spot until you eat everything on your plate.”   This was a common phrase used by my parents when trying to get my younger brother and me to … Continue reading

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