Julie Revelant Articles

S3:E7: How To Cut Back on Sneaky Sugars

There’s almost no getting around processed foods in our kids’ diets, but with so many health claims including organic, non-GMO, natural, gluten-free, made with real fruit, low-sugar, lightly-sweetened, “just a tad sweet,” and “sorta sweet,” and more than 200 names for...

S3:E6: How To ‘Sugarproof’ Your Kid

Research shows babies, toddlers, and kids are getting more added sugar in their diets than ever before and it’s not only adding to weight gain and childhood obesity, but it’s having profound effects on their emotional and mental health too. In this episode, I sat down...

S3:E5: How Sugar Affects Your Kid’s Brain

We all know that added sugars are linked to childhood obesity and other chronic diseases, but something that is often overlooked is the effect of sugar on a child’s brain.  In this episode, I sat down with Dr. Nicole Avena, a research neuroscientist, an expert in...

S3:E4: Too Much Sugar in Baby Food: What You Need To Know

Baby food has come a long way from jarred peas and carrots of our childhoods, but although the new options may be organic, have superfoods, and seem healthy, many are more healthwashing than healthy.  In this episode, I sat down with Katie Thomson, MS, RDN, a...