Episodes
Learn how to handle picky taste buds so that children explore all foods.   Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/128
Published 07/22/21
Learn about emotional health and how to work with your child to be more emotionally balanced. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/84
Published 07/08/21
Learn about the acronym “snacksmart” and how it helps parents raise kids with healthy snacking habits.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/124
Published 06/24/21
Learn why girls body image issues are increasing and what parents can do about it.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/122
Published 06/10/21
Learn about tips for keeping kids on a summer schedule. I’m talking about weight, healthy habits, and some ways you can maintain structure in your child’s summer break. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thenourishedchild.com/136
Published 05/27/21
Dr. Julie Mennella explains how children’s preference in food develops, evolves and influences eating choices and health. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thenourishedchild.com/135
Published 05/13/21
A special episode about my journey, the work I do, and where I am today (literally!). Get full show notes and more information here: https://thenourishedchild.com/134
Published 04/29/21
Learn how to use respond to baby feeding cues and set a foundation of trust and parent-child attachment. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thenourishedchild.com/133
Published 04/15/21
Dezi Abeyta, “The Dad’s Dietitian,” joins me to talk about how dads can be a positive role model for kids and help them establish healthy eating habits. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thenourishedchild.com/132
Published 04/01/21
Build your child’s autonomy at snack time through a variety of hands-on activities to encourage self-regulated eating and nutritious snack choices. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thenourishedchild.com/131
Published 03/18/21
Sharon Donovan, dietitian researcher and committee member of the 2020 DGA for Americans talks about the new infant and toddler guidelines. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thenourishedchild.com/130
Published 03/04/21
There’s been much progress in child health over the years. Dr. Perri Klass, author of A Good Time to Be Born, talks about child health and mortality. Get full show notes and more information here: https://thenourishedchild.com/129
Published 02/18/21
Do you have more than a picky eater on your hands? Learn about supertasters and what you can do to help them learn to like vegetables. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/128
Published 02/04/21
Do BMI report cards help or harm a child? Dr. Kristine Madsen discusses the impact of using BMI measurements in schools. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/127
Published 01/21/21
Learn how to reset your family health habits in 2021, from eating to sleep, exercise, and more. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/126
Published 01/07/21
Hunger is still an issue for children and families during the pandemic. Learn about food dignity, blind privilege, and how we can all face our assumptions about food insecurity. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/125
Published 12/24/20
Learn how to raise a smart snacker with The Smart Mom’s Guide to Healthy Snacking, a book to help parents and caretakers. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/124
Published 12/10/20
I’ve got a history with candy and it’s shaped my relationship with sweets. Learn how to normalize and neutralize desserts for you and your family. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/123
Published 11/19/20
Dr. Charlotte Markey discusses girls’ body image, how to parent through the tweens and teens, and her book, The Body Image Book for Girls. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/122
Published 11/05/20
Discover the latest research and recommendations on early childhood nutrition, including nutrient needs, self-feeding, and baby food innovations. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/121
Published 10/22/20
Liz Ward, RD talks pregnancy diet, food cravings, nutrients for a successful pregnancy, and prenatal supplements. Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/120
Published 10/08/20
Joan Salge Blake, RD, college professor and podcaster, discusses how weight gain in college happens, from increasing independence with food selections to stress and lack of sleep. Learn how young adults can be healthy in college.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/119
Published 09/24/20
Dayle Hayes, RD and school food champion, discusses how schools stepped up to the pandemic, how COVID-19 impacted food insecure kids in school, the safety precautions of feeding kids in the lunchroom, and much more.  Get full show notes and more information here: https://jillcastle.com/118
Published 09/10/20
One show that a lot of my listeners enjoyed was my episode with Catherine Pearlman, author of the book, Ignore it! I thought that perhaps your child’s behaviors might be annoying you right about now… or maybe you could use a pep talk, so I’m re-sharing this episode. In this ep, Catherine Pearlman walks us through her method for creating good behaviors in our kids – the behaviors we want to see. She explains how every kid acts out sometimes, which can make it even more frustrating than usual...
Published 08/27/20
There’s no denying that how we feel (sad, mad, or glad for example) may be tied to what we choose to eat and how we eat it. One of my personal favorite episodes this past year or so has been the topic of emotional eating. I had Melanie Smith, the Training Director of the Renfrew Center specializing in eating disorders, on the podcast to discuss the importance of teaching emotional regulation in children and how it relates to food and eating. Melanie said, "Emotional regulation is the ability...
Published 08/13/20