Category Archives: Nutrition

Starting Solids: The Old and the New and the Myths

Written by Kristen Stuppy MD Many parents are excited yet apprehensive to start foods with their infants. So many questions, so many fears. So much food introduction guidance has changed in recent years, that what you did with your older … Continue reading

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Toddler Eating and Snacks On-the-Go

 by TRAM LE, MS, RD This featured post is by Tram Le, MS, RD. It is so much fun raising a toddler! My daughter, C., is having conversations with me now. She’ll look down at a sweater I just put on her … Continue reading

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When Should I Start Baby Food?

Author: Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE When to start baby food? The timing on starting baby food may seem confusing. If you survey your neighbors, your own moms, the doctors you see, and the child care or daycare providers who help … Continue reading

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If You Were Wondering What Your Child Is SUPPOSED to Be Eating…

Health and Nutrition Information for Preschoolers Daily Food Plan for Preschoolers Daily Food Plans are based on average needs by age and activity level. Your preschooler’s food needs also depend on how fast he or she is growing and other factors.Create … Continue reading

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How Much Solid Food Should My Baby Be Eating?

Your Baby Should Be Eating as Much Solid Baby Food as Your Baby Will Eat. You’re wondering about the above statement aren’t you? Ask the vast majority of pediatricians and they will all say, “Feed your baby as much as … Continue reading

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Fish Oil For Kids

by Kay Marner Like many other parents, I want my daughter, Natalie, to consume more omega-3 fatty acids; several studies suggest that they improve focus and concentration in kidswith attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD). When it comes to taste — especially the taste of fish oil, a … Continue reading

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