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Food & Nutrition Experts are coming together to help moms raise healthy families. We are Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, Doctors, Food Bloggers and more, providing you with simple solutions, tips and ideas.

Food & Nutrition Experts are coming together to help moms raise healthy families. We are Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, Doctors, Food Bloggers and more, providing you with simple solutions, tips and ideas.
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Deerfield Beach, FL

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BlogTalkRadio

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Food & Nutrition Experts are coming together to help moms raise healthy families. We are Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, Doctors, Food Bloggers and more, providing you with simple solutions, tips and ideas.

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English

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PO Box 1221 Deerfield Beach, FL 33443 561-417-3645


Episodes

Plainly Simply Delicious Recipes! Chef Meryl joins us

12/11/2014
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How many celebration parties do you throw every year? How many Pot Lucks do you attend? Running out of recipe and menu ideas? Want some plainly simply delicious ones that are crowd-pleasers? Then tune in to hear our guest, Chef Meryl Bennan, noted recipe developer with Plainville Farms, share her favorites. From appetizers, finger food and buffets to sit down entrees, sides and desserts, Chef Bennan will fill you up with enough ideas to last at least a year. Yes, these recipes will be...

Duration:00:52:22

Feast of Seven Fishes! A visit from Stacey Antine from HealthBarnUSA

12/4/2014
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What better way to focus on a seafood meal than to learn about the Feast of Seven Fishes! This is a Southern Italian, Italian American Celebration held on Christmas Eve. Seven different seafood dishes are prepared and enjoyed to commemorate Vigilia di Natalie, the waiting of the midnight birth of baby Jesus. Why seven? And, what are some traditional Seven Fishes menus that may be served then and at other times of the year? Guest, Stacey Antine RD (HealthBarn USA), author of Appetite for Life...

Duration:00:51:40

Snack: The 4th meal of the day! Recipes and more with Toby Amidor

11/20/2014
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How many meals did you eat yesterday? Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner used to be considered the only times we sat down and ate. Now we not only don’t sit down and eat at each meal, we have added an afternoon snack meal. Some even snack during mid-morning. Why is this? Our lifestyles have changed. Consequently, so have our eating habits. Unfortunately for some this means eating more than we need resulting in excess pounds. And, too often nutrient packed foods get lost in the grab and go snack...

Duration:00:52:44

For the Health of your Community! Steps to make your community healthier.

11/13/2014
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Last week we focused on how one child, effects one family, affects one community. This week we will be giving our full attention to how one community can positively impact one family, one child, and more! In other words, it also takes a community effort to help turn the tide of disease among children. Our guest has hands-on experience in successfully influencing healthy changes in communities. Jennifer Patzowsky, MS, RD, LDN, is currently the Corporate Dietitian for Publix Super Marketsafter...

Duration:00:49:21

Turning the Tide of Obesity and Childhood Disease, guest: Dr. David Katz

11/6/2014
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Look around you. The statistics are visible everywhere: 65% of adults in the U.S. are overweight. In 2012, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. Type 2 Diabetes is now at epidemic levels in adults and children. Heart disease has now crept into childhood years. So has the incidence of chronic disease. Such illnesses used to be relegated to the old. No longer. There is good news in this picture. This can be managed and reversed. David Katz, MD, an Internist...

Duration:00:51:07

Sugar Free Treats that You Will Love!

10/30/2014
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Tis the season for treats to serve at parties, celebrations, and to enjoy as goodies just because! But, how do you escape adding those unwanted pounds? How do you avoid sugar highs and headaches? Our guest, Brenda Bennett, The Sugar-Free Mom, has lots of sugar free recipes to share that will surprise you! From Flourless Low Carb Pumpkin Cookies to 3 Ingredient Chocolate Popcorn Bark and Gluten Free Apple Carrot Quinoa Mini Muffins, she will fill you up with Treats You Can Live With! You...

Duration:00:51:00

Healthy Child, healthy world! Find out how to avoid toxins around your family.

10/23/2014
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Healthy Child, Healthy World. That’s makes sense. Challenge is, the increase number of children who are sick is rising at a disturbing rate because they are living in an increasingly unhealthy world. These days, at birth, on average, babies have about 200 unwanted chemicals already flowing through their veins. No wonder cancer is a leading cause of death for children under 15. These facts motivated “Healthy Child, Healthy World” to empower parents to take action and protect children from...

Duration:00:50:55

Food is Medicine: Patricia Bragg explains!

10/16/2014
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Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to go to the pharmacy for over the counter drugs or prescribed medicines? Instead, why not turn to food to prevent and heal your body? The truth is Food is Medicine. Here to prove this is our guest, Dr. Patricia Bragg, Health Crusader, Angel of Health & Healing, Nutritionist, and Health & Lifestyle Educator to World Leaders, Hollywood Stars, Singers, Athletes and millions around the world She continues the legacy of her father, Paul C. Bragg (Father of...

Duration:00:51:04

Nutrition Questions Answered

10/9/2014
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How many of you are confused about the sale of Annie’s Homegrown to General Mills? Do you think big companies are maintaining the integrity of food, or are they diluting the nutrients to make more money? Why can’t they use their big R&D bucks to make healthy food for kids, for your family? Non-GMO, how important is it to look for this on a label? Soon Paleo is about to be the “in” thing. How many more ways can there be to feed your family? Do message switch-outs make you crazy: first yes to...

Duration:00:52:16

Who decides what's on the shelf? Get to know Whole Foods!

10/2/2014
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Do you ever wonder who decides what fills your grocery stores shelves and why? Who is that person and how do they decide what to put on their store shelves for you, their customer? Today we have in our Family Food Experts Kitchen , an expert on this subject, Errol Schweizer, Global Coordinator for Whole Foods Market. He not only makes inventory decision for Whole Foods, but is also a key influencer for others. We have an honest conversation with him about what goes into deciding which...

Duration:00:52:22

Should you give your children supplements? Answers from Dr. Bob Sears

9/25/2014
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The great debate: should kids be given supplements or not? Does age make a difference? When are they necessary, if at all? If so, what and how much? Also, how do you know which ones are reliable? What foods best take the place of supplements? Some see taking vitamins as an insurance policy, especially for picky eaters. What should a mom or dad do for their babies, toddlers and school children? We are so fortunate to have Dr. Bob Sears from the Sears Pediatric family as our guest in the...

Duration:00:53:17

The Healthiest Processed Foods! We'll help you find which are best for you!

9/18/2014
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Is there such a thing as “healthiest processed food?” Can you buy packaged food that has retained needed naturally sourced nutrients during the processing? What should you look for on the packaging that will assure you it’s a good buy? Fortunately, our guest, Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, Food and Nutrition Expert, Author of The Flexitarian Diet, has explored these questions and has answers for you. We know busy moms and dads are looking for ways to feed their families healthy foods that they...

Duration:00:51:30

Brain Food for Mental Sharpness at any age! Grain Brain by Dr. David Perlmutter

9/11/2014
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Wait until you hear what our guest Board Certified Neurologist, Dr. David Perlmutter, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain, has to say about what foods will and won’t positively affect your brain health. You may have heard the controversy resulting from his declaration that wheat, sugar and carbs have devastating effects on brain function. He further turned upside down the perception that eating foods such as butter (yes, butter), coconut oil, beef, and other sources of...

Duration:00:52:01

Yummy Raw Foods! Recipes and tips on how to eat raw.

9/4/2014
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When you hear raw food do you say, “Ugh.” Think again! Apples and berries are raw food. So are carrots, lettuce and tomatoes. Question is, how do you make an entire meal out of raw food that is not tasteless and boring? To answer this, our guest, Chef Andy from Juiceataria (Juice Bar and Raw Food Vegan Café), will be in our Family Food Experts Kitchen to share his amazing recipes, his raw food ideas, all of which are full of flavor. How do I know this? For one, originally he was an Italian...

Duration:00:50:52

Meet the "Food Teacher" from England! Recipes and tips

8/28/2014
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Because Jamie Oliver’s food programs originated in England, the question is, are kids there now choosing to eat healthier foods? If not, what is turning kids on to better-for- you meals there? Or, are they eating them at all? What about the school lunch programs – have they improved? Or, are moms in the United Kingdom dealing with the same struggles of how to feed kids as we do in the United States? Our guest, Katharine Tate, known as “The Food Teacher,” is a qualified teacher, nutritional...

Duration:00:54:39

Smart Snacking! Recipe and guidelines for you to plan the perfect snacks.

8/21/2014
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You may be surprised to learn, snacks are the fastest growing food category? 90% of people snack at least once a day. 60% or more snack 2 and even 3 times a day. Snacks have become mini-meals. Challenge: which are the Smart Snacks we should be grabbing as we race through the grocery store? What ones should we be sending with our kids to school? Which are the best for balanced energy and focus renewal? Which provide the best source of calories our mind and body will use efficiently, thereby...

Duration:00:52:52

Simply Gluten Free! Recipe and tips

8/14/2014
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Does the thought of eating Gluten-Free paralyze you? At first, many think it is the end of fine dining. Not at all! In fact, whether you avoid gluten foods for medical reasons (Celiac, Gluten Intolerance/Sensitivity) or not, you are going to find it is a delicious nutritious, energizing and uplifting way to eat. Thanks to our guest, Carol Kicinski, TV chef, founder and editor of “Simply Gluten Free” magazine, cookbook author, food blogger and mom, you are will be filled up with Simply Gluten...

Duration:00:53:15

BBQ meals Makeover: Recipes and make your own sauce too!

8/7/2014
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It’s time to shake loose and step up your traditional BBQ recipes and menus to a whole new delicious level! Instead of leaning on meat and BBQ sauce all the time, why not try some new improved versions? How does a menu of Brainy Buffalo or Cheesy Black Bean Burgers served with Grilled Veggie Kabobs and a side of either Garden Fresh Pasta or Fresh Freekeh Salad sound to you? You can even top this off with some YMores! Join us to hear all our recipes and tip on how to makeover your BBQ.

Duration:00:49:37

Frozen Fruit Fun! Recipes and tips to get your kids to join in.

7/31/2014
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It’s the perfect time of year to have some frozen fruit fun! Fresh berries, peaches, plums, mangoes and more are everywhere and their prices are right! We’ll inspire yout o prepare frozen fruit treats your family can enjoy all year round. From Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pops, Fro Yo Bites, Slushberry Drinks, Berry Frozen Yogurts and Sorbets (why not make your own!) to fruit sauces, muffins and breads! Jackie Vega, RD (Super Healthy Kids, The Wellness Solution) has some outstanding healthy...

Duration:00:52:08

4 Steps to a Healthier Busy Life!

7/24/2014
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We all know how to be busy and unhealthy. But we all crave a healthier busy life! Guest, Celeste Davis (The Wellness Shop, author, radio host) will join us to share the program she has created to make it easier to be healthy while you are on the fast track at work, home and in your community, meeting endless needs and demands. Simply prepare, listen, cleanse and sustain; you will be renewed and soon enjoying the rewards of a healthy lifestyle. Whether you don’t know where to start, know but...

Duration:00:48:30