Expert Blog Posts

  1. June 4, 2013

    New sibling: Who is this and why is she in my house?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Preparing a child for a new sibling takes thought. Here's help getting started. 0 comments
  2. January 30, 2013

    Restless legs and iron deficiency in children

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Restless leg syndrome in children is often underdiagnosed, written off as growing pains. Iron deficiency appears to play a role. 7 comments
  3. January 9, 2013

    Restaurant trends — What's on the menu for 2013?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Restaurants are embracing locally sourced, healthier options for adults and children. Will these trends delight diners? 10 comments
  4. October 26, 2012

    Halloween and diabetes

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Celebrating Halloween when you have diabetes doesn't have to be tricky. Focus on moderation and sweet alternatives. 2 comments
  5. October 17, 2012

    Halloween can be a teachable moment

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Tired of acting as the candy cop at Halloween? Then try putting your kids in charge of dealing with the candy landslide. 22 comments
  6. October 10, 2012

    A healthy diet is a smart investment

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Isn't being healthy worth a little of your time and money? 6 comments
  7. September 5, 2012

    What messages are kids getting about nutrition?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. What messages are adults sending children about weight and health? 4 comments
  8. August 25, 2012

    Preventing diabetes

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Preventing diabetes can start with even modest weight loss if you're overweight. How can we help reduce obesity and diabetes in our communities? 11 comments
  9. August 8, 2012

    Advice about feeding grandchildren — OK to speak up?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Should grandparents speak up or keep quiet when it comes to advice about feeding the grandkids? 14 comments
  10. June 20, 2012

    Marketing and Mickey — A change in food marketing to children

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Is Mickey promoting health? And are you buying? 12 comments
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