Fast Food’s Impact on School Kids’ Grades

If you have a school-age child, you are likely doing much to help them succeed. You read with them, double check their homework, and offer emotional support. You attend parent-teacher conferences and review grades and test scores. You don’t want your child to just “pass” to the next grade. You want your child to excel [...]

New Restaurant “Kids LiveWell” Initiative Puts Healthier Options on Menus

Today the National Restaurant Association announced the new “Kids LiveWell” nationwide program that makes new healthier kid’s menu options available on many restaurant menus.  Burger King, Chili’s, and Outback Steakhouse along with 16 other brands have climbed on board. Read More

Eating Out – How Much is Too Much for a Healthy Lifestyle?

Obesity experts have studied the link between eating at restaurants and obesity.  What have they found?  Eating out makes us fat.  This is no big surprise, as most of us concede that fast food and restaurant meals are loaded with extra calories.  But how much “eating out” does it take to tip [...]