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Back-to-School Nutrition Tips

With kids returning to school, we thought it would be a perfect time to ask Kara Gann, a Clinical Dietitian at Children’s Medical Center, for some back-to-school nutrition tips. Make Breakfast a Priority Eating breakfast is the best way to start the day, for children and adults alike. To encourage your kids to fuel up before […]

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How to Make Butterfly Clothespin Snack Bags

After school is out, many kids head straight for the kitchen for an afternoon snack. Cookies and ice cream are always enticing, but what if you could find a way to offer a healthier alternative that’s fun to make? Local Certified Nutritional Chef Alyssia Webb Birnbaum from Mama’s Gotta Eat says that with a few art […]

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Leftovers-Turned-Snacks Potato Skins Recipe

As your children head back to school this year, local Certified Nutritional Chef Alyssia Webb Birnbaum from Mama’s Gotta Eat warns that it may not be easy to transition from the loose and undefined mealtimes of summer break to more scheduled dinners. “Food is such an integral part of family life, and involving your children […]

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Protein Cookies for Breakfast Recipe

There’s something in the air around back-to-school time that makes even the smell of freshly sharpened pencils seem magical. First day photos, new backpacks and family dinners around the table hold the promise of a great school year. To help kick off the year on a tasty note, we asked local Certified Nutritional Chef Alyssia […]

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Creating healthy habits now can last a lifetime

Most experts (including the ones from Clinical Nutrition at Children’s) agree that cultivating healthy eating and exercise habits in children at an early age increases the chances that those habits will carry over into adulthood. Though much is being done in our schools and communities to help support healthy lifestyles in children, parents and guardians […]

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