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Moving Beyond Brown Rice: What is Orthorexia?

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By Wendy Sterling, MS, RD, CSSD 

This post is an adapted excerpt from Wendy Sterling’s book in progress, “PlateED: A Parent’s Guide to Refeeding Your Teen with an Eating Disorder.”  

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What To Do With All That Leftover Candy?

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On November 1st, the day after Halloween, parents have to decide how their household will handle all that candy.  Halloween is a good opportunity to teach kids that having candy …

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Trick-or-Treating for Glow in the Dark Fangs?

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As it gets closer to Halloween, households across the country will have an important decision to make: what to give out to their trick or treaters. I have always loved …

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Having Fun With Wafer Cones

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Last night, my kids (5 and 3) were thrilled to have wafer cones filled with assorted flavored yogurts, raspberries, blueberries and sliced almonds for dessert.  They were laughing as they …

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How To Hydrate Effectively: What Should You Drink, How Much, And When?

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Staying hydrating is an important nutrition strategy that can elevate your performance. Even a mild degree of dehydration can impair exercise performance as well as mental and cognitive performance. The …

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