Last year, the American Heart Association (AHA) published new recommendations on sugar consumption for children.
Among the sound advice was the recommendation that children ages two and up should consume no more than six teaspoons (25 grams) of added sugar per day and no more than eight ounces of sugar-sweetened beverages per week.
Need an easy meal to bring a new mom?
I think we all have those seasons of our life when it seems like everyone around us has a new baby. I’m definitely in one of those seasons right now! As such, I’m getting a lot of invitations to participate in meal deliveries for the new parents.
Do lactation cookies really work?
Lactation cookies. I’ll admit it, the first time I came across this concept my reaction was, “What! A dessert that helps lactation? I don’t know about that, my RD spidey sense is tingling…”
I didn’t think about them much again until after my daughter was born and a fellow mom brought some to our new moms’ group.