Spice Can Be Nice for Kids--and Improve Nutrition
By Keith-Thomas Ayoob, ED.D. March has been declared "National Nutrition Month" by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the national professional association of registered dietitian/nutritionists. Every year has a different theme for consumers and health professionals, and usually it's focused on health and specific nutrition goals. This year the theme is "Savor the Flavor of Eating Right." The campaign has grown every year and is now even promoted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The current theme might sound fun and frivolous, like something you might expect to see on the Food Network, but having fun with eating is one way I've found to help motivate my patients to make simple, positive dietary changes that last. The families I work with are real people with real food likes and dislikes. Traditionally, it's been assumed that kids won't like food that's too spicy. We tone down the heat and offer nothing too strongly flavored, nothing that could disturb delicate taste buds. There's something to this, as some kids are "supertasters," meaning that they notice flavors a little more than do other people, even other kids, either due to a genetic predisposition or simply because they are blessed with more taste receptors on their tongues. Of course, there are hundreds of other compounds that flavor every food, so it gets complicated, but it's common to assume that kids won't want overly flavored foods. Flaws in flavor thinking Ther...
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It is difficult dealing with a family member who is struggling with an addiction. It takes intentional listening, meaningful communication, avenues for change, and self-care to persevere. Here are a few helpful suggestions: Listen Pay attention to what your loved one is saying and doing. Listen to both verbal and nonverbal cues. What are the warning signs? Those struggling with addiction will usually voice warning signs, or these can be found in their body language. One parent I worked with said she could tell her teenage son was struggling because he was no longer himself. Signs he showed were constant restles...
(Author's note: this article was originallypublished on LinkedIn on June 30, 2020)In these days of the globally devastating COVID-19 pandemic and the powerfully burgeoning Black Lives Matter movement, two crucial moments in human history are coalescing on the world stage in a striking overlapping pattern that seems unprecedented in scope.Racial disparities and the pandemic are hardly mutually exclusive, and the coexisting pandemic of police brutality against communities of color is not at all separate from the socioeconomic inequalities that are, to a large extent, exacerbated and informed by the egregious systemic targeti...
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Are you a mom struggling with loads of self-doubt? Just know you’re not alone. Today’s guest, Katherine Wintsch, author and researcher of modern motherhood, discusses the “dragon of self-doubt” that many moms grapple with. This doubt can manifest as comparing ourselves to other moms, imagining a doomsday future or just sheer exhaustion. Do you struggle to feel “good enough” as a parent or a partner? Do you feel desperate to get that next job promotion? Do you call yourself “fat” or a host of other ugly names? Tune in for real strategies to overcome these self-doubt dragons. ...
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