Category: Nutrition

Is your family eating their pink fish?

     Do you ever call food a funny name just to entice your youngster into trying it?  What about green trees (broccoli), snow capped trees (cauliflower) and then the renowned Ants on a Log (peanut butter and raisins on celery)? … Continue reading

Jimmy Kimmel asks: “What is gluten?”

Have you seen the Jimmy Kimmel What is Gluten segment??  If not, please enjoy some fun –   I love it – with the popularity of the gluten free diet craze, do people really know what gluten is??  For one … Continue reading

A healthy tribute to our moms

Mother’s Day is the special time of year we pay tribute to our mothers, grandmothers (and in my house, I include godmothers) for all they do for us and the love they give us.  During one of my precious last … Continue reading

Why is America losing the obesity race?

By: Dr. Abboud I was recently at a pediatric conference and attended a session on childhood obesity.  The presenter was from London, a pediatrician and an advocate fighting childhood obesity.  She was discussing the prevalence around the world and I … Continue reading

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