Kids and After-Dinner Snacks (I.E. Fourth Meal): Friend or Foe?

Kids and After-Dinner Snacks (I.E. Fourth Meal): Friend or Foe?

[5 minutes into dinner] “I’m full! Can I be done?” [15 minutes later] “I’m hungry! What can I have for a snack?” After-Dinner Snacks: The Fourth Meal  Sound familiar? An after-dinner snack can be a blessing and a curse. It can help some kids get in nutrients that are...
Strategies to Tackle the Salty Six for Kids

Strategies to Tackle the Salty Six for Kids

As parents, we are bombarded with messages about kids and sugar, but have you heard about the salty six? We can easily recite the effects of too much – cavities, weight gain, etc. And while it is import to be mindful of our kids’ sugar intake, there’s another food...
McDaniel’s Bite-Sized Reviews | Banza Elbow Pasta

McDaniel’s Bite-Sized Reviews | Banza Elbow Pasta

Welcome to the inaugural, “McDaniel’s Bite-Sized Reviews!” It’s the first of a new weekly series we’re calling “McDaniel’s Bite-Sized Reviews!” Each Thursday, we’ll share a new product one of our Registered...
3 Ways to Ward off Sugar Cravings (+ a Few Easy Recipes!)

3 Ways to Ward off Sugar Cravings (+ a Few Easy Recipes!)

It hasn’t always felt much like pumpkin spice and sweater season in St. Louis, but Fall is most certainly upon us. As I sat down to fill in my calendar and make my to-do list last night, I realized it’s almost Halloween! And Thanksgiving! And…you know how the last...
How I Eat: Mary Wissman

How I Eat: Mary Wissman

I think there are so many misconceptions out there about how dietitians eat (thank you, internet). Here are a few, that I can say with certainty, are false. Myth #1: Dietitians only eat health food. I like all food. I choose mostly vegetables, fruit, whole grains,...