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Hidden Veggies?

The kids who eat vegetables are the kids whose parents eat vegetables and whose parents buy and serve vegetables. They are the kids whose parents limit the serving size of other foods so that kids don’t fill up on the … Continue reading

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Stop Trying to Sell Vegetables

Eat your vegetables, they’re good for you! How many times did we hear this as kids, and how many times have we told our own kids? A recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Research may teach us all an … Continue reading

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How Can I Make My Child Taller?

Your child’s height is a combination of many things: family genetics and growth patterns, sleep and nutrition. If there were an easy way to predict your child’s ultimate height, there would be an app for that! Pediatricians approach this question … Continue reading

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Homemade Baby Food

This article made me stand up and cheer the great job families are doing: As Parents Make Their Own Baby Food, Industry Tries to Adapt – NYTimes.com Parents are now the number two producer of baby food. That’s a win … Continue reading

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Headache Homework

Headaches are a common problem in pediatrics with many different triggers and causes. If your child is having headaches, please call our office for evaluation. The following information is for parents of children who have been examined in the office. Track … Continue reading

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Nutrition Nuggets and Tips for Picky Eaters Ages 1 to 5 Years

We all have special food memories: I remember sitting at my grandmother’s kitchen table facing down a heaping plate of green beans. Eventually, I learned that they tasted a little better before they got cold, but I still prefer spinach … Continue reading

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Low Cholesterol Eating

Do you have high cholesterol? Does someone in your family? Has your child been diagnosed with high cholesterol? Interested in healthier eating for your family? Here’s a link from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for a Low Cholesterol Diet.

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Healthy Eating for Kids and Teens: Diet Composition

This chart contains recommended daily calories, fat, protein and carbohydrates based on your child’s age, gender, and activity level. To read the chart, start with your child’s gender on the left, then find your child’s age, and estimated activity level … Continue reading

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Food Challenge!

Kids. Some of them really put their parents through their paces. They won’t eat this, they won’t try that. Here’s a FOOD CHALLENGE sheet to print out and use at home for them to challenge themselves to try different fruits and vegetables. … Continue reading

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