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Posts Tagged ‘diet’

Fiber: Best Choice for Healthy Teens

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Looking for a way to lower your teen’s risk of developing heart disease or diabetes? Make sure they eat foods high in fiber. (more…)

Why Your Kids Need A Healthy Lunch

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Has your child depleted their lunch account yet?  It usually takes about 8-10 weeks.  With this in mind, I thought it woudl be a great time to discuss school lunches. (more…)

Surviving Picky Eating

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

It was a busy week in my pediatric office (always is!) and one of the hot topics surrounded picky eating. The issue of picky eating seems to be on every parent’s list from one to 18 years. Actually, picky eating is not as much of a subject in the older kids, seems that there are bigger issues and also hopefully the picky eating resolved when the child was younger. (more…)

Hidden Ingredients For Healthier Meals

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Remember being told to “eat your vegetables”? If you weren’t too fond of vegetables… well, you know what happened next. The battle of the veggies still goes on in homes across the country, but a new study may offer parents a fresh strategy. (more…)

Veggies: Let Your Child Choose!

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Guess what? Kids like vegetables! Are you kidding?… not my child you say.  Let me ask you this. Do you fill their plate with vegetables you like, or give them a choice of what they might like? That one step could be the key to helping your child learn to appreciate the different types and tastes of veggies. (more…)

FDA Advisory Hearings: Food Dyes & ADHD

Friday, April 1st, 2011

For years, some parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have believed there is a connection between artificial dyes in food, and their child’s behavior.  Now, the Food and Drug Administration is beginning to take a more serious look at the link between the two. (more…)

Obese Children’s Poor Diet Linked to Heart Disease

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Obese children may not only experience the heartbreak of teasing, but also heart disease according to a new study. (more…)

New Iron Recommendations for Children

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

An article released in the journal Pediatrics from the American Academy of Pediatrics committee on nutrition, sets new guidelines for iron intake in infants and children.  The news is not good.  According to Dr. Frank Greer, who is the co-author of the report, “iron deficiency remains common in the United States”. (more…)

Early Puberty and Bone Health

Monday, February 7th, 2011

A new study suggest the earlier your child starts puberty, the lower the risk he or she will have osteoporosis later in life. (more…)

New Support for Breastfeeding

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Support for mothers who breastfeed has been given a helping hand by the U.S. Surgeon General. (more…)