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Posts Tagged ‘eating’

Common Newborn Questions Answered!

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Well, it seems like it takes more than one column to discuss the first days home with a newborn baby.  After discussing the nuances of breast feeding, there are also many questions regarding all of the noises that babies make. (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…)

Family Routines Can Reduce Childhood Obesity

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

I just read an article published in the journal Pediatrics which once again validated the importance of family routines.  In this study researchers from Ohio State University looked at household routines as they related to childhood obesity, an ever escalating problem. (more…)

Preschool Nutrition Can Be Challenging

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

With all of the back-to-school discussions surrounding getting back to healthy breakfasts, nutritious lunches and family dinners, I thought it was a good time to discuss preschooler nutrition too.  Preschool children, specifically the two to five-year-old set are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating for parents. (more…)

Don’t Give-In To Picky Eating

Friday, August 12th, 2011

I am trying to clean up my desk and I have been looking through stacks of pediatric articles that I felt were really interesting. (more…)

Family Dinners Help Fight Obesity

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Sadly, the problem with obesity in America does not seem to be going away, and is not even improving!! The latest data shows that adult obesity rates have risen in 23 states in 2009 and the trend seems to be continuing in 2010 & 2011. (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…)

Three-Year Old Girls Want To Be Thin

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Think your 3 year old never gives a thought to being fat or thin?  You might be surprised.  A new study on preschoolers shows that children as young as 3 are emotionally invested to being thin. (more…)

Breastfeeding and Trans-fat

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

There’s been a lot of discussion on the benefits of breastfeeding. Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby and boosts your baby’s immune system. (more…)