Family Health

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018

It’s time to celebrate Dad! Read on for our FEED-approved Father’s Day gifts to help him keep up his healthy habits: For the dad who enjoys a glass of wine Red wine is often touted for its health benefits due to its concentration of the antioxidant resveratrol and its anti-inflammatory properties. While we recommend everything...Read More ›

Protein – How much is enough? Can you have too much?

Research has clearly shown that eating too much fat causes weight gain due to excess calorie intake.  Carbohydrates (sigh!), this poor nutrient category sure has taken its share of abuse. Everything from no-carb to low-carb to only-brown-carbs has circulated through the media. The truth is, both children and adults over-consume carbohydrates, which, like fats, can...Read More ›

25 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love

1. Hummus & Vegetables Hummus is a wonderful nutritious snack kids love. Use your favorite store-bought hummus or use our recipe to make your own! 2. Kale Chips Kale is a dark leafy green packed with nutrients that can quickly be transformed into a delicious, crunchy, kid-friendly snack! 1 bunch organic kale, torn off stems...Read More ›

How Do You Meet Your Picky Eater’s Nutritional Needs?

Picky eating is a common struggle in childhood. However, FEED’s picky-eater problem solver, Lara Field has years of experience helping parents manage these behaviors. Read Lara’s tips on how to meet your picky eater’s nutritional needs in her interview with OPEEQO.    

Vitals on Vitamins

Fall is here and the cooler temperatures mean cold and flu season is upon us. While nutrients from food are always best, multivitamins can help fill those nutrition gaps in the daily diet. With so many children’s multivitamins on the market, it can be difficult to sift through the best products. You can confidently choose...Read More ›

Understanding reasons behind college weight gain – Chicago Sun Times

  Originally published in Lifestyles – WELL 10/17/2017, 11:00am By Diana Novak Jones – For the Sun-Times For college freshman, those first few weeks, even the first few months, the freedom of being on your own for the first time can be exhilarating. But all that freedom can be overwhelming for some students, giving way to...Read More ›

Three-Minute Meals

While many of us wish each night offered an opportunity to enjoy gourmet meals, the reality of everyday life rarely allows for such luxury. Instead of simply dialing your favorite takeout spot, we have gathered a few of our go-to, quick and healthy meals that are both satisfying and simple. Although some may take a bit...Read More ›

Smart Snacking

To snack or not to snack? This is a question we hear often that does not always have a simple YES or NO answer. Snacks can be a healthy addition to meals and even a way to sneak in some extra nutrients from fiber-rich fruits and vegetables. However, snacking can also lead to consuming too...Read More ›

Eat Seasonably – KIWI

There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables during peak season. Check out our “Eat Seasonably” feature where we will share health tips, preparation tricks, and new recipes featuring the best of the season’s produce. Often considered a tropical fruit, kiwis are actually harvested in late September, making for a perfectly sweet back-to-school treat. Each...Read More ›