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Tag: healthy eating

Food insecurity

Children need nutritious food to play, learn, and grow.  While most kids in the U.S. have plenty to eat, some do not know if there will be safe, healthy food available for their next meal.  These children experience food insecurity, … Continue reading

Eating Disorder Awareness Month

When I think about eating disorders, I think less about food and more about the pain the person feels.  Busy schedules, missed family meals,  limited time to talk, no one to really listen, and lacking time to “be” (meditate, pray, … Continue reading

Bone up on calcium and vitamin D

Calcium and vitamin D are two key nutrients to building and maintaining strong, healthy bones.  On November 30, 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies released new recommendations for both calcium and vitamin D.  With proper diet … Continue reading

A New Year's Resolution to fight childhood obesity

Dayton Children’s Mommy-to-Be Safety Blogger, Jessica Saunders I mentioned in one of my first entries that I was hired as the injury prevention coordinator for Dayton Children’s.  Since I was hired, I’ve actually changed my role and am currently the … Continue reading

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