Confessions of a Sweet-Toothed Dietitian

I grew up having dessert every night after dinner, and my sweet tooth is frequently on overdrive. So this final guest post in the Dessert Dilemma series, written by Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD, author of MyPlate for Moms, How to Feed Yourself & Your Family Better, hits home with me: Everyone has his or her…

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The Secret to Teaching Kids Moderation? Stop Making a Big Deal About Sweets.

In part 3 of the Dessert Dilemma series, I’m pleased to have this guest post from mom-of-two Maryann Jacobsen, MS, RD, who writes the great blog Raise Healthy Eaters. She explains how creating some structure–and keeping her cool–help her kids manage sweets: Most parents want to teach their kids how to eat sweets moderately. The…

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