Tag Archives: healthy eating

Five FEED-Approved Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to enjoy food with friends and family. This year, as you gather around the table, take FEED with you! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes to share with loved ones this time of year. From appetizers to main dish alternatives, FEED’s got you covered when it comes […]

Understanding reasons behind college weight gain – Chicago Sun Times, 10/17/17

  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 […]

Beat the Lunch Box Blues

School is well underway! Are you tired of making lunch yet? It may be hard to believe, but research suggests cafeterias provide healthier meals than home-prepped varieties. Does your lunch need a makeover? Below are five of the main complaints with bagged lunches, along with solutions to improve this mid-day meal and show your lunchbox some love: “Half of the […]

Reinventing “Kid Food” Favorites

It is easy to fall into a routine of choosing frozen food standbys for meals. However, the typical “kid food favorites” like chicken fingers or mac and cheese are high in calories and fat, but more importantly, contain little nutrition. Take a look at our “Eat This, Not That” feature comparing some typical frozen food […]

Get the FACTS about the Nutrition Facts

Confused by the food label? Do you know what to look for to make a healthful choice for you and your family? Look no further! Check out these quick tips from FEED on how to sort the MYTHS from the (nutrition) FACTS. What is the first thing to look for when choosing foods on the […]

Product Spotlight! Top 25 Toddler Snack Foods

What’s in your snack drawer? Toddler snacks frequently contain added sugars, preservatives, and refined carbohydrates, all of which provide little nutrition for growing bodies. Research shows sweet snacks such as cookies, cereal bars, and cakes continue to supply the largest share of snacking calories, a number that has more than doubled from 1977-2006. Rather than […]