Sleepless nights with a newborn

Trish Unruh

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/dec/11/246133/ I just saw my latest happy, but tired mom of a newborn. I work with the [Supplemental food program for women, infants, and children,][1] commonly known as WIC. Whenever I see a new mom it brings back memories of my own sleepless nights, even though my kids are now ...

Top Ten Menu Trends for 2012

Trish Unruh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozFvB4dU210&feature=related The National Restaurant Association surveyed 1800 professional chefs on trends they see for 2012. Check out the video for trends on Kids menus. Below are the top 10 trends for 2012. 1. Locally sourced meats & seafood. 2. Locally grown produce 3. Healthful Kids meals 4. Hyper-local items (produce ...

Bambino's-Fresh Italian food at newest addition to LiveWell EatWell

Trish Unruh

One of the best parts of my job is walking into restaurants and smelling the wonderful aromas. I love food so pouring over menus and seeing interesting and flavorful combinations of ingredients is one of the pleasures of working with LiveWell EatWell. [Bambino's][1] has some great choices from their homemade ...

Kids drinking one soda a day consume 50 pounds of sugar in a year

Trish Unruh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWtuNexxOjM&feature=related

What is Your Food Personality? I'm Fast and Fresh

Trish Unruh

I just learned my food personality is Fast and Fresh. I was roaming from one link to another this morning and discovered this great survey on [Meals Matter][1] under the healthy eating tab. - Do you prefer to cook only with fresh food or do you use some prepackaged foods? ...

Getting very hungry for LiveWell EatWell

Trish Unruh

http://wellcommons.com/users/TrishUnruh/photos/2010/nov/21/203065/ For the past week I have been pouring over menus to see if they meet the criteria to be included in the LiveWell EatWell restaurant challenge. I have learned that sugo is a traditional Italian sauce made from roasted tomatoes and vegetables that is simmered to make a thick ...

LiveWell Lawrence has a challenge for local restaurants

Trish Unruh

I expect to be very busy over the next few weeks signing restaurants up for the LiveWell EatWell restaurant challenge. Starting in January we hope to have a number of area restaurants displaying the LiveWell EatWell logo. When customers see this logo they will know that restaurant has met the ...

Fat on Sugar on Fat on Salt

Trish Unruh

I am still digesting a talk given last Monday by David Kessler MD on his book, Ending Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite. David Kessler was trained as a pediatrician, commissioner for the FDA for 7 years and Dean for the School of Medicine for Yale and the ...

The Downside of Formula

Trish Unruh

I work with a health department program that provides formula as one part of our services. As you can imagine we just spent a crazy few days fielding phone calls from parents who had to worry about whether their baby was drinking a formula that contained insect parts. There does ...

Share a Meal and Celebrate Family Day September 27th

Trish Unruh

Celebrate Family Day on September 27th by eating a meal with your children. It doesn't matter what you serve, only the uninterrupted time you spend with your children over a meal. This celebration started as a result of research that showed that the more often children ate with their families ...

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