Author: Wally B. Bear

  • Wally B. Bear

    We love to bring in our experts from Dayton Children's to share health on safety tips on what they know best... KIDS! Check out the end of the blog post for specific author information!

Bone up on calcium and vitamin D

Calcium and vitamin D are two key nutrients to building and maintaining strong, healthy bones.  On November 30, 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies released new recommendations for both calcium and vitamin D.  With proper diet … Continue reading

Lunch Ideas from One of Our Facebook Moms

One of Dayton Children’s patient’s mom, Kristi Enz, recently posted pictures and ideas to make healthy lunches for her kids on her facebook page. I saw how much feedback she got and thought, “What a great idea for Dayton Children’s blog!” … Continue reading

Reach for the Red and Crimson Berry this Holiday Season

It’s time for holidays and there’s no better way to celebrate with your family and friends than cooking up something delicious and satisfying. This season consider serving your kids something that’s not only tasty but also colorful and healthy. The crimson … Continue reading

Safety in the Kitchen

Going beyond protecting young children from sharp objects, safe kitchen habits include protecting your family from infections, illnesses, and even death. Germs are sneaky. You can’t see, taste, or smell them. You might even be healthy but carry them and … Continue reading

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