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October Resolution: Incorporate Vegetables Into Every Lunch and Dinner

by | October 1st, 2014

Vegetables. We need them, we want our kids to eat them, but why is it so hard to serve them? Think back on your meals over the last week. How many were mostly protein and carbs? Sure, there is the token tomato sauce and carrot sticks, but how often do we really put some time…Read the Rest of Article

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June Resolution: Make Family Mealtime a Priority

by | June 3rd, 2014

Family mealtimes promote a healthy lifestyle for both children and parents.

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Dr. K’s Power Breakfast: Guaranteed to Give You Energy!

by | December 21st, 2013

Breakfast is an important meal. We are all very different when it comes to breakfast choices and whether or not we feel hungry early in the morning. The truth is that going without breakfast can make us, lack energy and feel very hungry in the middle of the morning, eating more that we should at lunch. At this…Read the Rest of Article

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Gluten Sensitivity On The Rise – Is Gluten So Bad?

by | May 9th, 2013

There is a growing drumbeat blaming all sorts of digestive problems to the ingestion of gluten and naming a gluten-free diet as the cure of all maladies. Doctors are seeing a growing number of patients who have non-celiac gluten sensitivity. They suffer from bloating and diarrhea when they eat wheat and the symptoms go away…Read the Rest of Article

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Healthy Eating for Teens: Summer Recipe ideas, Grocery List, and More

by | May 2nd, 2013

As kids get older, you may have to leave them home alone during summer vacation. You have enrolled them in basketball camp and given them permission to play a game of kickball at the park to keep them active but what about diet? Given the option, most teens will choose cheese fries over preparing a…Read the Rest of Article

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3 Questions Parents Should Ask When Preparing Meals

by | March 22nd, 2013

Recent statistics released by the CDC indicate that in 2010, one in three kids in the United States was obese and another third were overweight. This is actually good news, as we are starting to see a slight drop in childhood obesity rates as lawmakers, schools, community members, physicians and parents come together to encourage…Read the Rest of Article

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Dr Marta KatalenasDr. Marta Katalenas is a board-certified pediatrician, author and public speaker on the issues of pediatric health.

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