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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

Our kid’s schedules are fuller than ever! Young minds and bodies need solid nutrition to keep up with the flurry of activity. In the morning rush, breakfast is an important meal that is often missed. The Importance of Breakfast for › Continue Reading

Is eating healthier one of your family’s New Year’s resolutions? Making meals at home is a great way to achieve that goal. However, more cooking at your house means that you’ll have to make more trips to the grocery store—and › Continue Reading

Studies show that kids who eat breakfast do better in school, have better concentration, fewer behavior problems, and more energy.  Kids who eat breakfast are also more likely to maintain a healthy weight.   Unfortunately, this important meal is often missed › Continue Reading