Did you know that keeping salt and animal protein intake low and fruit and vegetable intake high is every bit as important?
Mealtime can turn into a battle of wills as kids fret about some new and seemingly menacing food offering, ask for a specially prepared meal, or just flat out refuse to eat.
Colicky babies have gas and cry for long periods, usually in the evening—and nothing their concerned parents do seems to help.
Overnutrition from the wrong types of foods is the greatest nutrition-related risk to children today.
My earliest and fondest memories of cooking are of summer days spent making strawberry jam with my mother. In early June, we would pick up a flat of strawberries from the farmer’s market, bring it home, and lay newspapers all over the dining table before beginning the task of hulling, crushing, measuring and cooking the [...]
For many of us, a good burger is a guilty pleasure. But does it have to be? What if your burger delivered nutrition from whole grains and vegetables? Wouldn’t you feel a lot better about eating it, and feeding it to your kids?
July is a bad time to go to a teaching hospital. All of the interns, the first doctors who see your child, are fresh out of medical school. (Actually, that’s not entirely true. In my hospital, for instance, many of the interns have already done extensive training overseas; but that’s another story.) In some ways, [...]