IGA Better Choices Blog
When you want to make better choices, it helps to have a go-to expert. Kim Kirchherr, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, FAND is here to help you! With over 20 years of experience as a registered dietitian helping people one on one or through national television/radio interviews and articles, Kim knows a thing or two about making better choices and what that means to you.
Come back each month for new ideas from Kim and other experts to help answer your questions and provide action steps for you and your loved ones.
The holiday season is fast approaching! Oftentimes the fun is focused on the party days, but what happens when you transform every day lunches into something fun and healthy? Here are three tips to celebrate healthy holidays all season long. Color your world. Halloween colors include purple, orange, and black. [...]
Did you know September is a great month to gain inspiration for your health and wellness journey? That’s because September is family meals month, food safety month, fruit and veggie month, and cholesterol month all rolled into one. Wait! I promise it’s going to be fun. Read on for five [...]
As the summer flies by and kids go back to school, it’s a great time to regroup and get everyone back on track in terms of making better choices. Whether you are packing your own lunch, the kids’ lunch, or figuring out what’s for dinner this week, here are five [...]
It is said that having a child is to forever have your heart go walking around outside your body. As we at the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids look at our nation’s current drug epidemic, we don’t only see the 144 individuals who lose their lives every day to overdose, but [...]
Between the weather, summer sports, work, vacation, and other distractions, it can be easy to get overscheduled. That doesn’t mean meals need to be stressful! Here are some simple, summer-y ways to get your meal groove on this summer: Eat seasonally. Many of us are trying to eat more fruits [...]
What is your favorite memory of a meal with your dad or father figure? For me, each season brings a different answer to this question, and for summer my answer involves the grill. Here are three great reasons to get grilling with the family this Father’s Day—and in the summer [...]