Category: Nutrition

The very real dangers of energy drinks

By: Lora Scott, MD, co-director of sports medicine and Shannon Burkett, RD, sports nutrition This week a news story hit about a 16-year-old girl who died from an energy drink heart attack. Our thoughts go out to this family. In … Continue reading

How to stay healthy when eating out

Take a moment and ponder…how often do you eat outside of the home?  Yes, this includes carry-out, getting a pizza, grabbing a coffee drink and also eating inside a restaurant.  Are you now thinking, “WOW?!?”  How can we stay healthy … Continue reading

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

eGrowing Together

is a monthly e-newsletter of child health, safety and parenting tips from the pediatric experts at Dayton Children's.

Subscribe to the blog

We have created this blog as a way to communicate key childrens' health and safety issues to parents and other child advocates. It is managed by Dayton Children's department of marketing communications. Comments can be sent to rodneyg@childrensdayton.org.

Subscribe