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Families of kids with pancreatitis are hungry for information and strategies to help them manage their condition and feel better. Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas that can cause significant pain, swelling, infection, or permanent damage to the organ. This › Continue Reading

The benefits of eating family meals together are well documented – better grades, healthier eating habits, and stronger parent-child relationships. We envision that our meals will be happy, social times with our families. But the reality is often very different. › Continue Reading

It’s well-established that today’s children are more overweight than ever before. In fact, the rate of overweight kids has tripled since the 1980s and now 18% of kids ages 2-19 struggle with obesity. As health professionals, we’re looking at many › Continue Reading

Young minds and bodies need solid nutrition to keep up with the day’s demands.  In the morning rush, breakfast is an important meal that is often missed. The Importance of Breakfast for Children Breakfast is literally breaking an overnight fast. › Continue Reading

Making meals at home is a great way to achieve your family’s goal of eating healthier. However, more cooking at your house means that you’ll have to make more trips to the grocery store—and the grocery can be overwhelming. So › Continue Reading

Planning for a healthy breakfast will help your child start the day off on the right foot!   A balanced breakfast includes multiple food groups, providing a mix of healthy carbohydrates and protein.   Carbohydrates, like whole grains and fruit, power the › Continue Reading