Ingredients for Healthier Kids

Course Description This course covers seven main areas: protein, sugars, preservatives, colors and dyes, hormones and antibiotics, processed grains, and pesticides/herbicides. We’ll look at the health effects of each of these categories and how to fully eliminate harmful additives or make smart choices regarding the quantity and quality of ingredients. Dr. Julia Nordgren, MD joins us to discuss how…

Plant Forward

Course Description Protein is one of the five components required by the USDA in a reimbursable meal. This component is commonly filled by an animal protein like meat, dairy or eggs. However, plant proteins – such as beans, nuts, and tofu – are often healthier and more environmentally sustainable choice. In this course, we’ll learn how…