Category: Nutrition

Delicious tortellini soup recipe

Lent is upon those of the Catholic faith and this means meatless Friday’s.  Eating a meatless meal can be a healthy twist– eliminating a food source (meat) that could be rich in calories and fat.  Going meatless long-term eliminates a … Continue reading

How do you rate on this healthy living quiz?

Is health on your radar in your house? National Nutrition Month is timely – occurring every March – dietitians communicate and educate on a new theme each year promoting goals for healthy living.  Think back 8 weeks, did you include … Continue reading

How we are making our kids picky eaters

Have you seen on Facebook or heard in the news? Many packaged infant and toddler foods are loaded with sodium (salt) and added sugars! Not surprising to many of us at Dayton Children’s because we know that processed and packaged … Continue reading

What I think about what kids drink

My child: “Mom, I’m thirsty!”  Me: “Get yourself some water.” I am sure you have this conversation as well in your home.  Growing up, I remember water was the only possible beverage to drink between meals (and later, we had … Continue reading

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