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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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Sugary Drinks

The Bitter Truth of Sugary Drinks

One in every three children in America is either overweight or obese. Reducing or eliminating sugary beverages is one of the easiest changes a family can make to reduce calorie intake and positively impact a child’s weight. Recently, McDonald’s announced they will no longer advertise sugary beverages with kids’ Happy Meals. This does not mean […]

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Guest Chef to be Featured at Allergy-Free Cooking Class

Gina Paterno Villalobos, founder of Gina’s Organic Kitchen, will be our guest chef at the Allergy-Free Cooking Demonstration from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, at the Ronald McDonald House in Dallas (4707 Bengal St.). I caught up with Gina to find out more about her personal journey to holistic nutrition and how families can eat healthy, allergy-free […]

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Girls in their halloween costumes

Healthy Halloween Alternatives

All year you’ve diligently prepared your family healthy dinners, packed your kids healthy lunches for school and even kept sweets to a minimum. And then Halloween arrives with its abundance of sugary and fatty candies and sweets. But there are healthier alternatives to keep your kids from lapsing into sugar comas over this spooky holiday. […]

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Extended breastfeeding: Is it healthy?

We usually hear about all the benefits of breastmilk during the first year of life but very seldom about what happens beyond that period. Many women continue this practice for many reasons. You would be surprised to know that the worldwide weaning age is a little over 4 years of age. Breastmilk after the first […]

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