Don’t take a bite before you read this!

No one wants to think about food poisoning at a family picnic or a backyard barbeque. Or in their own kitchen or favorite restaurant. But they should. An estimated 48 million people in the United States experience symptoms of food poisoning ranging from upset stomach to fever, diarrhea, vomiting and much worse each year. For [Continue Reading]

The “100 Deadliest Days” Are Upon Us: Is Your Family Safe?

For most teens, the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day represents summer fun and a break from school and homework.  Sadly, it’s earned another distinction as the “100 Deadliest Days” of the year for teen drivers. According to AAA, more than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 between [Continue Reading]

Is Your Toddler Eating Too Much Sugar?

By Lauren Ladd, MS, RD, LD When it comes to overconsumption, Americans typically take the cake.  Unfortunately, our young ones are no exception. A recent study found that toddlers in the United States are consuming too much added sugar, putting their health and wellbeing at risk.  According to the World Health Organization, increased sugar intake [Continue Reading]

Ease Anxiety with These Steps to Car Seat Safety

Wrestling a car seat into its proper position is easier said than done, as countless parents can attest. It’s no wonder that questions and anxiety can quickly mount when searching for, installing and putting a car seat to use. “There is a lot for parents to consider and process when it comes to car seat [Continue Reading]