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Meeting Your Child’s Nutritional Needs with Whole Foods

Registered Dietitan Stephanie explains how you can meet your child's nutritional needs with a whole foods-based approach.Wondering about your child's nutrition? Here are some recommendations and example meals for meeting your child's nutritional needs with whole foods.
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Answering Your Nursing Whole30 FAQs

The information included in this post is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment...Stephanie Greunke, RD, shares answers to nursing Whole30 FAQs along with tons of tips, resources, and advice to help you succeed.
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5 Ingredient Spicy Egg Cucumber Tapas

You don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen to create fun, nourishing, and tasty meals for your family; just take inspiration from our collection of 5 Ingredient or Less recipes. Each recipe is based on our Ingredient Meal template of a protein, some produce, and a source of healthy...
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Thinking Critically About “Wine Mom” Culture

By Stephanie Greunke, Registered Dietitian “Wine Mom” Jokes: More than a Meme? According to a recent article by the New York Post, alcohol abuse is increasing amongst mothers.(1) The definition of heavy drinking for women is more than 3 (standard-sized) drinks on a single day or 7 drinks per week.(2)...An exploration of the popular wine and motherhood jokes, from our Whole Mamas program manager Steph Greunke, R.D.
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My Partner is the Hardest Part of my Whole30

Doing a Whole30 with your significant other can provide incredible benefits, but it can also pose some serious challenges.Doing the Whole30 with your partner? Read tips in this Dear Melissa on how to navigate a Whole30 if your partner is struggling with the program.
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Dear Melissa: Am I My Brother’s Whole30 Keeper?

Quick quiz: your friend posts on social media that she's doing a "Whole30 plus half and half in her coffee." What do you do? According to Melissa Urban, that answer depends on a few factors, including if your friend has asked you for support or not. To read her perspective...Quick quiz: your friend posts on social media that she's doing a "Whole30 plus half and half in her coffee." What do you do?
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How to be a Healthy Mama, and Get the Support You Deserve

As a Registered Dietitian (R.D.) who specializes in pregnancy and post-partum health, I thought it would be easy for me to create and follow the “perfect plan” during my own pregnancy. I quickly discovered this wasn’t the case. Turns out, pregnancy was the one time in my life when I...

How to be a Healthy Mama and Grow a Happy Baby

by Melissa Urban, who ate at least three bagels during her pregnancy (the gluten-y kind) and her kid turned out JUST FINE. My son is 2-1/2, so I still remember my pregnancy well. Do you know how I spent most of it? Buried in books, online message boards, and pregnancy-related websites....
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Dear Melissa: Grandparents Behaving Badly

Have the grandparents of the family been unsupportive of your Whole30 efforts with your kiddos? This is definitely an emotionally-charged issue, but Melissa Urban has some excellent advice and strategies for both the parents AND the grandparents for having this important conversation.Read advice from Whole30 headmistress Melissa Urban on how to get your kids' grandparents to support a Whole30-inspired diet for your kids.
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