Category: Nutrition

Mythbusters: Five common myths about eating disorders

As part of National Eating Disorders Awareness week, Dayton Children’s manager of clinical dietetics and eating disorder specialist, Rachel Riddiford, “busts” some of the most common myths surrounding eating disorders. Eating disorders are a choice.  If only it were as … Continue reading

Saving lives with breast milk

Did you know that breast milk can help save the lives of pre-term infants? Since 2006, The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton has partnered with The Mothers Milk Bank of Ohio (MMBO) to provide donor breast milk to its tiniest … Continue reading

A new spin on school lunches

Recently, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the new regulatory requirements for the nutrition standards under the rules for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.  I reviewed the new changes and I must say, … Continue reading

Four tips for a healthier breakfast

Would you let your child eat ice cream for breakfast?  How about a candy bar?  Most parents would never allow their child to eat such sugary foods for the most important meal of the day.  But did you know that … Continue reading

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