Tag Archives: HFCS

Sugar Is Addictive

Reduce Sugars In Your Kid’s Diet Today, people eat one hundred and fifty pounds of sugar in a year. That’s two-and-a-half pounds of sugar each week! Eliminating (or at least drastically reducing) sugars from your picky child’s diet is essential. For the child who’s not eating a healthy variety of foods, this one adjustment will open […]

Soft Drink’s Double Health Hazard

Soda Pop Part 2: Phosphoric Acid Picky eaters love soda pop! Don’t think toddlers and preschoolers drink much pop? Soft drinks provide more added sugar in a typical 2-year-old’s diet than cookies, candies, and ice cream combined. Yikes! More than 15 billion gallons of soda pop were sold in 2000. That’s least one 12-ounce can per day […]

High Fructose Corn Syrup

What danger do picnics, barbecues, camping, cool movie theaters, & swimming pool, birthday and beach parties have in common? Carbonated Soft Drinks Soda Pop Part 1: High Fructose Corn Syrup To beat the heat, we often reach for an ice-cold can of soda pop! Today, more than a quarter of ALL drinks consumed in the U.S. are […]

Nonna’s Happy Meal Blog

Even picky eaters will eat fast food, especially French fries. A recent survey found the French fry to be baby’s first finger food. When I talk to moms, they always insist their children don’t eat that many French fries. Someone is in denial. Researchers at Ohio State University analyzed government data on 6,500 children and teens, ages 2 to 18. […]

What’s in the Food, When You Eat Out?

I recently had lunch with my daughter. We ate at the Souper Salad restaurant near her office. The salad and soup (and now potato) bar approach is family-friendly, because it’s usually not expensive, each person chooses what they like to eat, and the best part is it’s all you can eat. It’d been a while […]