About Angela Lemond

Angela Lemond, RD, CSP, LD is a mother of two precious children. She also is a devoted wife, entrepreneur and a woman striving to live the healthy life. As a Registered and Licensed Dietitian that is Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatrics, she knows that knowledge is one thing....living it out is another! Angela shares her tips for mothers and families on www.lemondnutrition.com/blog. Follow her as she learns the tricks of the trade combining knowledge with living it out.

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Articles by Angela

Family MyPlate Night: Where Kids Choose!

Family MyPlate Night: Where Kids Choose!

Last updated on August 30th, 2015 at 11:38 pmIn one of my previous posts, we discussed the Top 3 Ways to Get Your Child to Choose Healthy Foods. One of the ways was to involve your children. One thing we do in our home is have a MyPlate night every couple weeks. It’s usually when leftovers are building up in the fridge and there are plenty foods to heat up. This is how it goes: Kids choose what items... 

Processed Food Facts for Your Family’s Health

Processed Food Facts for Your Family’s Health

Last updated on August 30th, 2015 at 10:54 pmDecisions that we make when it comes to food and nutrition can often be very emotional. It’s emotional in the sense that people have strong opinions one way or the other on a given topic when it comes to food choices. And for good reason – food is literally the fuel that keeps us alive. In my practice, many tell me that they avoid processed foods, and... 

Post Halloween: Teaching Our Kids the “Why” Behind Moderation

Post Halloween: Teaching Our Kids the “Why” Behind Moderation

Last updated on August 30th, 2015 at 10:17 pmMy son, Evan, was on quite a roll a recent morning! He started off by telling me his leg hurt. I asked him if he hit it on something and he said no. I then explained that when his body grows, it can cause his body to hurt sometimes. He said, “Oh, I know why! I think I ate too much candy for Halloween.” I stopped in my tracks and smiled. “Really? You... 

Brain Boosting Foods for School

Brain Boosting Foods for School

Last updated on March 2nd, 2018 at 02:54 pmKids are well into a new school year and each year requires more and more brain power. Every evening, I ask my kids what they ate that day so I can get an idea of what type of fuel they used to power out their day. My first interest in nutrition came from my energy high’s and low’s in high school back in the 1980’s. Why did I feel so tired in the morning... 

Food Peer Pressure and Your Family:  Helpful Strategies

Food Peer Pressure and Your Family: Helpful Strategies

Last updated on August 29th, 2015 at 10:32 pmI’ve been conducting my very own, very unofficial behavioral eating lab here at the house now that it’s summer. And it all started with a question from my 8 year old, Hannah… “Mommy, why don’t you buy those super processed, full of additives already- put-together lunches of meat, cheese and crackers?” (OK, so she didn’t say that, but I can’t... 

Top 3 Ways to Get Your Child to Choose Healthy Foods

Top 3 Ways to Get Your Child to Choose Healthy Foods

Last updated on August 29th, 2015 at 10:42 pmI spend a lot of time in my family nutrition practice helping parents with their “picky eaters.” That could be the primary reason for their visit, or the picky eating could be complicated by a diagnosis that requires a child to go on a special diet in which their favorite foods are no longer on the menu. This adds layers to their nutrition issues and...