Summer Nutrition Classes For Parents and Kids

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To help combat childhood obesity MARTIN’S is arming parents and kids with the tools they need to live a healthier life in their new initiative Passport to Nutrition, a Kids Healthy Ideas Program. Valerie Waters, RDN will be teaching a four-week summer program for children ages 6-10 years old and their parents to arm them […]

Confessions of a Mainstream Mom (Who Happened to Breastfeed)

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Guest Blogger: Megan Hartless I always knew I would breastfeed. It never occurred to me not to. It never occurred to me that there was some question, because everyone I knew did it. My mom did it. My sister did it. My friends did it. It made perfect sense to me that my body made […]

Food Revolution Day is May 17: What Are You Doing to Celebrate?


  In August of 2012, the Newsweek Gallup Poll – Daily Beast named Richmond, Virginia the second fattest city in the United States. Virginia’s obesity rates are steadily climbing ahead of most of the country, with a current rate of 29.2%(2011). This rate is higher than the national average of 27.8%. The rates will soar and adult obesity will burden […]