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January Resolution: Add Fruit to Your Breakfast Every Day

by | December 31st, 2013

This year, make health your top priority. By getting on your family on the right track now, you will be teaching important life skills that your children will use for years to come. Every month, we will be challenging you to a new healthy habit. Don’t worry, they are simple and can can be incorporated…Read the Rest of Article

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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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5 Thanksgiving Healthy Eating Tips and Recipes

by | November 19th, 2013

Thanksgiving is the beginning of the holiday season where we give ourselves permission to splurge on our favorite holiday foods, but obviously this mindset will cause weight gain, making us all set our perennial weight loss New Year’s resolutions. Here are 5 Thanksgiving healthy eating tips that will allow you to enjoy classic Thanksgiving recipes…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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The Step Up Diet by Dr. Marta Katalenas

Dr. Marta Katalenas is the author of The Step Up Diet, based on the principals of using quality, quantity, and timing to transform your whole family's eating habits.

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