A dietitian explains how to minimize the danger of toxic heavy metals in baby food and when worrying is warranted. (Spoiler: Most of the time, it’s not.)
Dietitians say kids should eat a well-rounded diet that provides all the vitamins and minerals they need to grow. And, it’s important to teach kids sustainable healthy habits that will set them up for success as adults.
You don’t have the time (or desire) to make a sandwich that looks like a bunny rabbit. We get it. But you can still create fun, healthy lunches. Skip the preservative-filled pre-packaged lunch combos and instead go with a bento box to cover all the food groups.
A new study shows a high-sugar diet during pregnancy can negatively affect a child’s brain function. Pediatric dietitian Jennifer Hyland, RD, explains the findings.
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A study finds that while many factors can play a role in a child’s choosy eating, genes that are linked to a child’s sensory responses could be one of them. So should you simply throw up your hands and say it’s genetic?
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Registered dietitian Jennifer Willoughby, RD, answers this one about grocery shopping for your family.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Registered dietitian Jennifer Willoughby, RD, answers this one about meal delivery services and your family’s health.
The focus throughout the holidays should be on weight maintenance. Otherwise, you can get into trouble with yo-yo dieting or skipping meals to save up for one big holiday feast, which can sabotage long-term success.
We can all admit that eating around the holidays is hard. Even as a registered dietitian, I want to choose every deliciously decadent item I can get my hands on. And to be honest: I do — to some extent. But overall, it’s important to keep your eyes on the prize during the holiday season, and the ultimate prize is your health.
It’s no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The problem is that breakfast can only be beneficial if you put the right kind of fuel in your body.