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

End Mealtime Struggles with Your Picky Eater

End Mealtime Struggles with Your Picky Eater

Last updated on August 30th, 2015 at 10:04 pmAre you the parent of a picky eater? If so, you know how stressful mealtimes can be. I counsel many parents that are up to their eyeballs at getting their children to eat balanced and have ample variety. Having young children of my own, I have had to deal with the challenges and opportunities of modeling good eating behaviors. There are several things that... 

Three E’s For Optimal Child Nutrition: Educate, Expose & Empower

Three E’s For Optimal Child Nutrition: Educate, Expose & Empower

Last updated on August 28th, 2012 at 01:19 amMy children, in pre-school and elementary school, are at an age where they are curious, but cautious about the foods they eat. This is a natural and normal state for their ages and I am reminded to utilize my education to train my children to choose healthy foods on their own. Just like anything else in life, we would all agree that we want to train our... 

Does your school participate? HealthierUS School Challenge

Does your school participate? HealthierUS School Challenge

Last updated on August 31st, 2015 at 01:27 amWhen I was working on a recent television interview in which I discussed school lunch, I was prompted to check on the progress of my daughter’s school lunches this year. I was pleased to find out that her school district has taken on the HealthierUS School Challenge! What is the HealthierUS School Challenge? The HealthierUS School Challenge is a government-to-school... 

Children, Follow My (Healthy Eating) Cues

Children, Follow My (Healthy Eating) Cues

Last updated on August 30th, 2015 at 10:25 pmFeeding behaviors are solidified early in life. In general, children are wonderful examples of listening to their hunger and satiety cues. Both of my children are great examples. My son is a really big eater in the morning and into lunch time and then has a tendency to pick the rest of the day. While other days, he eats very little. My daughter, on the other... 

More Than a Meal: Benefits of Eating Together

More Than a Meal: Benefits of Eating Together

Last updated on August 13th, 2015 at 03:35 pmRecently, I was honored to speak at the Texas PTA Leadership Conference in Austin, TX on the importance of family mealtimes. The benefits of family meals go far beyond nutrition. Did you know that young people who reported eating dinner with their family 5 or more times per week were much likelier to report receiving either all A’s or mostly A’s and... 

Say Yes to Halloween Candy…But Only on Halloween

Say Yes to Halloween Candy…But Only on Halloween

Last updated on September 4th, 2015 at 10:50 pmThe reality is that the Halloween tradition is about children receiving candy as they go door to door in their Halloween costumes. Halloween only occurs once a year, so I say, let the children enjoy some candy. Don’t get me wrong. I love the healthier ideas out there, especially the toy and sticker alternative. But remember, candy is not the root...