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#Essentia Health Tips | Redefining after-school snacks

By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Let’s redefine after-school snacks With school back in session, it’s time to plan for after-school snacks. For kids and many adults, snacking is necessary to meet our daily needs for vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Children eat 25 percent of their calories from snacks but still… Read More #Essentia Health Tips | Redefining after-school snacks

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Got the junk food blues? Try these tips for packing a healthy lunch

  By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health.   Kids are back in school and they need healthy lunches that they’ll eat and enjoy.  Adults can get on a healthy track as well. Studies have shown that going out to eat for lunch provides the highest risk of eating an extra 150-250… Read More Got the junk food blues? Try these tips for packing a healthy lunch

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Kids Like What They Like: Get Creative with School Lunches

I watched this awesome TV Segment from fellow mom and blogger Sami Cone and she had GREAT ideas for creating and packing healthy school lunches. NewsChannel5.com | Nashville News, Weather I LOVE her idea about deconstructing food and getting creative with shapes. With school year already half over, we are starting to get the Lunch… Read More Kids Like What They Like: Get Creative with School Lunches