Healthy Highlights

May I have some more juice, please?

New recommendations for fruit juice. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released new recommendations  on fruit juice intake in late May of 2017.  One of the most significant changes from the previous recommendations is to limit intake to less than 4 oz of juice per day for toddlers under 4 years of age. Previous recommendations…

Picky Eaters

Here are some ways to encourage trying new fruits and vegetables!! Don’t expect them to love it instantly. It can take 10-20 exposures to a new food for children to like it. To minimize food waste, try buying frozen vegetables or fruits that can be defrosted in small portions. Try different ways of cooking the…

8 ways to drink more water

8 ways to drink more water Use these 8 tips to add flavor to your water! Get used to drinking more water by gradually increasing how much you drink each day. Play around with herbs and spices to give your flavored water something extra, like cinnamon sticks or mint leaves. If your fresh fruit is…