Happy Mother’s Day!

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A recent study conducted by the University of Adelaide in Australia of boys and girls aged 9-10, has found some troubling results: Boys and girls consumed an average of 156 grams (39tsp) and 161 grams (40.25 tsp) of total sugar per day respectively! 91% of children had fewer than the recommended daily servings of vegetables; 8% of children had fewer than the recommended daily servings of non-processed meat or protein alternatives (such as eggs, nuts, beans, chickpeas or lentils); 83% of boys and 78% of girls consumed more than the recommended daily intake of salt; Fiber intake was inadequate in […]

Nutrition Story: Meet Amanda!

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It’s finally here! March is Nutrition Month, and we here at NuVal are super excited to share with you how it is we got to be involved in this area. You’ll hear from Stephanie, Tara, and myself (Amanda) about how our personal lives led us to a career in nutrition, health and wellness. Our stories are all different, but they all led us to NuVal, where we get to help families all over to make healthy decisions, something we are excited to do every day. First up, it’s me, Amanda!   For me, visiting the Windy City takes a lot […]