Do you know how much sugar you’re eating in your daily life? From sugary drinks to pasta sauces, it’s probably more than you think. Americans consume an average of 22 teaspoons of added sugar daily. You’ve probably also heard about the problems caused by excess sugar in our diet. (more…)
Earlier this week, eBay made headlines with the acquisition of Twice, a fellow online consignment store. eBay has been trying to improve their clothing services for quite some time, and their hope is that by acquiring Twice, they can speed up this improvement through their eBay Valet service.
Is eBay Valet really a better deal than Twice or our platform on Swap.com? (more…)
In 1980 the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services collaborated to release a set of Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Every 5 years, after a review of new scientific and medical literature, an updated set of guidelines is published. The guide encompasses important aspects of living a healthy, active lifestyle.
We explored how these dietary guidelines for children and how we can help children live a more healthy lifestyle.
Living a healthy lifestyle can be compared to navigating an obstacle course blindfolded. There is so much contradictory information that it often becomes difficult to tell the difference between what is factual and what is conjecture. Proper nutrition is just one area where a lot of misinformation exists, propagated by mainstream media publishing studies out of context. Here are a few busted nutrition myths. (more…)
If the old adage is to be believed, breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. Yet, a study conducted by the American Dietetic Association found that approximately 20% of children, and 30% of adolescents, regularly skip breakfast. It’s time for breakfast to reclaim its spot as king of the morning. (more…)
Just like homemade cooking always tastes better, produce grown in your own garden is more delicious. Beyond being delicious, a garden is a wonderful place to interact with your child. A garden can serve as a place of learning and discovery, and give your child a sense of responsibility. (more…)