Diet and Nutrition



  • Posted on Sep 5, 2017

   It’s everywhere. Coffee, tea and sodas don’t surprise anyone. Fruit spritzers surprised me. Protein shakes aimed at athletes. Chocolate covered coffee beans and Perky Jerky. But is it a problem? It can be. – The

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Introducing Foods to your Infant

  • Posted on Aug 23, 2017

  The first feeding: Babies expect a breast or a bottle when hungry. So make sure your baby is happy and awake but NOT hungry the first time you feed him or her solid food

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Time to make your own Baby Food?

  • Posted on Jun 27, 2017

The Environmental Defense Fund did a study looking at lead. Not in paint, which is where most of us associate lead, but in our food.   The results were not good.  They looked at over 12,000

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Good and bad news

  • Posted on May 9, 2017

Toddlers are still not eating their vegetables. In a recent study 9 of 10 toddlers consume a little fruit or vegetable daily…but the most common vegetable was potatoes. That’s right, French fries! How can we

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Another belly ache?

  • Posted on Jan 31, 2017

  We see a surprising amount of children that have chronic abdominal pain. We do a work up, send some of them to GI specialist and only a few ultimately get a diagnosis like Crohn’s

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Arsenic in rice cereal

  • Posted on Nov 3, 2016

‘How should I introduce solid foods and what should I do next?’, asks one of my moms who has a 6 month old (cutest little thing you ever saw!).  I have been recommending over the

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Sugar Intake

  • Posted on Sep 14, 2016

How much sugar should we consume? What kind of sugar is good? These questions are a hot topic today. The average daily consumption of sugar by Americans tends toward a whopping 150 to 300 grams!

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