Iron

This week we are talking about iron! Iron is an important part of you and your child’s diet. Iron helps make hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of red blood cells, which circulates and delivers oxygen throughout… [view full article »]

Potassium

Another week, another nutrient… Potassium! Almost all Americans are deficient in potassium. According to Nutritionfacts.org, only 2% of Americans receive the recommended minimum adequate intake! What is the big deal? Potassium is a mineral that… [view full article »]

Calcium and Vitamin D For Kids

Calcium and vitamin D are an import part of your child’s diet. Calcium helps build strong bones and vitamin D helps the bones absorb the calcium.  Without proper calcium intake, children will have weaker bones,… [view full article »]

Eating Healthy on a Budget

While healthy eating can seem like an expensive lifestyle, it does not have to be.  There are tips to use at the grocery store that will maintain a healthy diet and not break the bank.… [view full article »]