Want to be more healthy? Eat like some of the top docs!

What Doctors Eat

One of my biggest challenges as a mom and a physician has been to stay healthy.  With our hectic lives, at home and work, and everyone coming and going, finding time to eat "healthy" and exercise is an everyday challenge. To think of it any other way just gets me in trouble. Perhaps that's one of the reasons, like so many women, I've suffered from the infamous yo-yo issue throughout my life. Its … [Read more...]

Rice and Arsenic: Should we worry?

ricestory

With this week's Consumer Report study on Rice and Arsenic, many parents are wondering if it's safe for their family to eat rice, especially their babies starting off on rice cereal. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Back To School Fuel?

Fuel For School

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The Importance of School Lunch

school lunch

My family has a tradition of getting all our back-to-school shopping completed just before our big end of the summer vacation. Lunch boxes used to be big ticket back to school items but since my girls are tweens now, as Hilary Duff once sang, “that’s so yesterday”. Plus on most school days we’re lucky if their lunches make it from the frig to their backpacks! If only the choice of what to have … [Read more...]