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Symptoms and Conditions: Diet, Nutrition and Fitness

How to make healthy meals enjoyable

It’s National Nutrition Month® and this year’s theme is “Put your best fork forward.” “Each of us holds the tool to make healthier food choices,” says Becky Gonter-Dray, RD, CSP, LD, dietitian and “Activities to Zucchini” blogger at Dayton Children’s. “Making … Continue reading

Recipe: Gluten free strawberry pretzel dessert

The Dayton Children’s dietitians enjoy celebrating birthdays! In July, I coordinated honoring the month’s lone birthday, Theresa, who also happens to follow a gluten free diet. I reached out to my good friend who also has Celiac for a simple … Continue reading

Delicious fruit boat recipes

What I like about summer is the fresh produce – full of flavor and inexpensive! Snacking on fresh fruits and vegetables at this time of year is not only giving our children great nutrition but also exposing them to rich … Continue reading

Daily water goals for kids you should know

I am sure you have heard this recently, especially this summer. What do your kids often drink? Water makes up 60 percent of our bodies so it makes sense we need to drink up during the day. Many of the … Continue reading

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