The Mixed Blessing of Food Allergies

I had to chuckle while making my kids’ their favorite lunch. They love grilled cheese sandwiches and let’s be honest, who doesn’t? Grilled cheese, made properly, is toasted ambrosia that spans across any generational or cultural barrier. The sandwiches I was making on the day in question were made with […]

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Behind Closed Doors: Spotting the Signs of a Pre-Teen Eating Disorder

According to research compiled by the National Eating Disorder Association, 40 to 60 percent of elementary school girls are concerned about their weight. By age 10, 81 percent are afraid of being fat. And by adolescence, 32 to 57 percent of girls will have engaged in “crash dieting, fasting, self-induced […]