Nutrition

From The Bookshelf – Fit for February Reads

February 1, 2022 It’s February, which means Carnival season is in full swing, Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and most Americans have officially given up on their New Year’s resolutions. This year, hea...

Dear Frankie – Too Much of a Good Thing

February 1, 2022 Dear Frankie, I think my mom is overly concerned about my health. Once a month, she gives me two pills to prevent heartworm and prevent fleas and ticks. I’m OK with that; no one wants to ha...

Meet Nola Family’s 2022 Top-Notch Docs!

February 1, 2022 Meet local healthcare professionals and practices – all dedicated to family health, including psychology, speech and hearing, dental, psychiatry, brain injuries, autism, and more. FAMILY BEHA...

Why Dental Care Starts Before Baby’s First Tooth 

December 1, 2020 Your baby’s oral health and their first pediatric dental visit  Not familiar with pediatric dentistry? These kid experts should play a regular role in your child’s development, from the time ...

Cooking With Kids

May 14, 2020 Where to start when teaching your kids to cook at home. Wishing your kids would magically cook a real dinner or make breakfast, not just pour cereal into a bowl? If so, you’re in luck! Our local ...
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Spotlight: Grow Dat Youth Farm

To nurture one’s soul is to nurture diversity and leadership and encourage personal growth. It also helps if the growing process involves some quality food along the way! At Grow Dat, people of diverse backgrou...

Maintaining A Healthy Weight For Children

  Written by Kim Hemenway M.S., L.D.N., R.D.       A weighty topic Helping children maintain a healthy weight bodes well for their future It used to be, an overweight chi...

Juicing: What You Need To Know To Get Started

We have all heard of people juicing to loose weight. Juicing can be so much more! There are juices to gain energy, to improve brainpower, to boost immune system, to aid digestion, and improve their skin. While ...

Healthier Diets Yield Better Behavior

Children are dynamic creatures and their development is the product of multiple factors, including innate temperament (nature) and environmental factors such as discipline (nurture). The connection between nutr...

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