Living healthy is not a sprint, it is a marathon

Blog post by Beth Waisburd, our health coach. Last Monday, over 35,000 people ran the Boston marathon and more than 98% of them crossed the finish line. People of all ages made the commitment, both mentally and physically, to train for the ultimate running race. It’s such an impressive achievement. And while a marathon may…… Continue reading Living healthy is not a sprint, it is a marathon

Feast on Fall

Today our guest blogger is Beth Waisburd, who will be focusing her nutritional talents on helping our families and school partners with making smart choices in nutrition! It’s happening…there is a chill in the air and the trees are looking bare. But before the white stuff starts falling, let’s feast on fall! Fall fruits and vegetables…… Continue reading Feast on Fall

Peanut Allergies

Do you know someone with a peanut allergy? Chances are you answered yes to that question. An allergy to peanuts is one of the most common food allergies. It is estimated that 0.6% of people in the United States are currently affected by peanut allergies, and that number is on the rise. In fact, studies revealed…… Continue reading Peanut Allergies

Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize Speech: Teach every child about food

In a passionate and powerful speech, 2010 TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver discusses the current dietary epidemic facing the US and the rest of the world.  Increases in the rate of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other lifestyle diseases point to an unsettling conclusion about the state our nation’s health.  Poor nutrition and diet…… Continue reading Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize Speech: Teach every child about food