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.
Your child should never leave the house without a hat in bitterly cold weather. Children, especially younger children, can lose a third of their body heat through their heads when they’re outside, so make sure they are properly dressed.
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.
With winter and cold and flu season getting started, it’s important to know what vitamin C does and doesn’t help.
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Children with chronic gastrointestinal problems pose a unique challenge to themselves, their families and the school system when back-to-school season hits.
When patients and families accept the diagnosis, they may embrace it as the “new normal” and focus on taking control.
Poor weight gain is an common problem for children. Find out likely causes and when to seek help.
With so many different beverage options, it’s difficult to know what the healthiest selection is. A registered dietician weighs in on beverage choices that are available for you and your child.
Kids need protein for healthy growth, but most get plenty in their regular diets. Protein supplements are popular, especially for athletes. Learn why children shouldn’t use them.
When your child is feverish and nauseous with a stomachache, it’s often just a 24-hour bug. However, pancreatitis – an inflammation of the pancreas – also has symptoms that are quite similar to a stomach virus.