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Nov 5, 2018

Tomorrow is election day and we’re here to tell you to get our and vote!  Here we turn to our friend Louise Larsen at the popular Facebook Parents of Kids with a Severe Food Allergy who writes: “I realize this is a touchy topic, but I simply want to take a moment to state something I hold to be core value: Watching out for all parents of kids with a …
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Yesterday marked the official publication date of our beloved, inspiring, and tenacious NYU Food Studies professor and mentor Marion Nestle’s book The Unsavory Truth. The new book is a groundbreaking look at how the food industry influences scientific research, and thereby nutrition journalism and guidance. We were privileged to attend her standing-room-only book party at NYU Fales Library.  False alarm/emergency evacuation aside (yes, really) we had a blast! Marion has always …
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The results of a recent survey about how mothers and children interact in grocery stores reinforces the recent CNN story (Vicky was a featured expert!) about the most effective feeding style (Authoritative, or “Love with Limits”). This is a self-reported survey, so there are limitations to reliability, but… When mothers were asked how they handle tantrums in the snack aisle (were they willing to buy the nutrient-poor items kids demanded, or …
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