RECIPE: Easy Snack Alert: Popcorn

FAVORITE SNACK ALERT: Real popcorn I’m not talking about the prepackaged, sprayed with chemicals, individually wrapped microwave popcorn, although I’ve eaten my fair share of those! I’m talking about real corn kernels…. you can actually put 2 Tbsp popcorn kernels in a brown paper bag and put it in to the microwave for 1-2 minutes. Yeah, you can and its called Popcorn. Not too long … Continue reading RECIPE: Easy Snack Alert: Popcorn

RANT: Obese Kids

I get especially sad when I see pediatric patients, less than 10 years old, usually with Doritos bag or a Pepsi in hand, who are already obese.  What kind of future looms?  Likely Diabetes, because the body can only tolerate so much abuse before disease culminates. These patients are sure to develop depression, not only because the ability to move freely as a child is limited … Continue reading RANT: Obese Kids

RANT: Kids and Vegetables

I’m so tired of hearing “My kids don’t like vegetables”. Your kids didn’t slide out of the birth canal chanting your alumni fight song either, but you taught it to them! So teach them to like vegetables. If you don’t eat vegetables, your kids won’t eat vegetables. If you say ‘you HAVE to eat your vegetables to GET dessert’ you are teaching your kids that … Continue reading RANT: Kids and Vegetables