Christine Palumbo

Columnist

Christine Palumbo, a mother of three, writes the Good Sense Eating column for Chicago Parent. She is a registered dietitian in Naperville and an adjunct faculty member at Benedictine University.

Past articles

Ideas for healthy, fun school lunches for kids

Think kids won't eat salad for lunch? Or lunches should have 'kid food'? CP's nutrition expert dispels some myths about brown bag lunches. Read...

 

How Chicago moms can get their mojo back

When the demands of motherhood take their toll, turn your attention to nutrient-rich foods. Read...

 

New food labels will help families make healthier choices

New labels will make it easier for shoppers to identify what's in food before they buy. Read...

 

Why Chicago parents should add some color to their diets

Spring should mean just a more colorful wardrobe. Use the pretty days as motivation to eat the colors of the rainbow. Read...

 

Nation's nutrition experts want kids to know eating right tastes good

March is National Nutrition Month and this year's theme nutrition education campaign centers around taste.  Read...

 

Meal help for busy Chicago parents

Make your food do double duty, plus other ideas to change up dinner. Read...

 

How much ‘energy’ does a kid need?

As any mom or dad will attest, most kids are full of energy. Why then, would they want their children to consume caffeine for an energy boost? Read...

 

Avoid getting trapped by "big food" and keep your family healthy

Big food companies are on the battlefield for your family dinner, and your wallet. Make sure to balance what you eat to keep your kids healthy. Read...

 

Four dad dietitians give advice on family meals

Dads can have a big influence on the family diet. We spoke to four daddy dietitians about how that influence can be positive. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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