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Top 7 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

We all know that Halloween means candy but you can include some fun activities too!  Here are some tips on how to make this Halloween a little…


Holiday Eating- Don’t Forget Breakfast

Holidays seem like they’re always right around the corner. With festivities just about every month of the year, including Easter, Memorial day, summer barbeques, birthday…


What to Eat in the “Holiday Zone”

Many of us are still cleaning up crumbs from Thanksgiving, while wrapping gifts for Christmas and Hanukkah. Many are also still “recovering” from turkey overdose,…


National Childhood Obesity Month – Let’s Make it Obsolete!

Last week Congress declared a resolution to make September our National Childhood Obesity Month. Certainly, a yearly reminder about this serious national problem is a…


A Mom’s Influence on a Child’s Weight

As noted by the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, rates of obesity in children ages 2 to 5 have more than doubled since…


Obese 3-Year-olds Show Early Warning Signs for Upcoming Heart Disease

A study published this month in Pediatrics found that obese children as young as 3 years old have elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker…


Should My Child Go On A Diet?

Kids are rarely prescribed a diet, unless their weight puts them at a critical or immediate health risk. Changing the types of foods that the…


Is My Child Too Thin?

Occasionally when working with parents, dietitians hear “My child eats a lot throughout the day and is still very thin. How can I beef him…


My In-laws Keep Telling Me My Child is “Chunky!”

Unless your in-laws (or parents, friends, etc.) happens to be a medical doctor or dietitian, you should seek real medical advice. Talk to your doctor…


Exhausted and Reaching for Sweets – Could Your Brain Be the Culprit?

Two groups of people were evaluated to see which foods they would choose after an assigned task: Jonah Lehrer writes for NPR: “One group was given…


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