Christine Palumbo


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Staff title: Columnist

Give Santa the gift of lower cholesterol this holiday. more

Dec 7, 2015 5:49 PM Recipes

A quick and easy summer treat the kids will love! more

Jun 26, 2015 3:10 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Did the low fat diet message we've starting back in the 1970s have the unintended consequence of Americans becoming overweight? more

Sep 8, 2014 6:58 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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. more

Jul 28, 2014 11:47 AM Chicago Parent Archives

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

May 29, 2014 11:02 AM Chicago Parent Archives

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

May 23, 2014 11:12 AM Chicago Parent Archives

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

May 8, 2014 12:43 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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

Mar 12, 2014 12:57 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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

Jan 14, 2014 12:14 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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? more

Aug 5, 2013 10:13 AM Chicago Parent Archives

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. more

Jun 27, 2013 12:00 PM Health & Fitness

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

Jun 11, 2013 3:15 PM Health & Fitness

Yes, it is possible to get your picky eater to eat healthy food with a smile on their face and a tantrum-free mealtime. more

May 1, 2013 1:58 PM Health & Fitness

Juice cleanses are trendy, but are they right for your family? Weigh the benefits with the negatives before making the decision. more

Apr 16, 2013 11:49 AM Health & Fitness

These flourless brownies are gluten free and super tasty. more

Mar 27, 2013 2:26 PM Recipes

Do your little ones have big appetites? Christine Palumbo has tips for how to deal with that seemingly bottomless tummy. more

Mar 18, 2013 3:54 PM Health & Fitness

Most parents were startled by the headlines warning about arsenic-laced rice, but is there really reason to be concerned? Here's what you need to know. more

Feb 4, 2013 2:17 PM Health & Fitness

Labeling a food as ‘organic’ can give you a false sense of security. Know what organics to skip at the store. more

Jan 8, 2013 12:33 PM Health & Fitness

These plant foods are healthier, tastier and will keep your family feeling well. more

Dec 18, 2012 1:58 PM Health & Fitness

Just in time for the holiday season, some ideas to help your kids learn through baking. more

Nov 14, 2012 3:02 PM Chicago Parent Archives


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