Expert Blog Posts

  1. October 27, 2011

    Diabetes in school

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Prepare yourself for the challenges that may face your child with diabetes in school. 6 comments
  2. September 2, 2011

    Pack lunches with a healthy punch

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. A new school year often means a new lunch box. Get back into the school routine with these tips for creating healthy and tempting lunches. 10 comments
  3. May 4, 2011

    What do your kids eat away from home?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Do you know what your children eat when they're at day care? Are they learning healthy habits or sliding into overeating and inactivity? 3 comments
  4. October 14, 2010

    Talking to kids about healthy food choices

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. If a food has no carbohydrates, no protein and no fat, does that make it good for you? How would you answer that question? 7 comments
  5. October 6, 2010

    Investing in kids' health

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Kids do better in school when they're well nourished. What can be done to create healthy environments at school, at home and in the community? 5 comments
  6. September 29, 2010

    School nutrition: Getting beyond 'kid food'

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. What can be done to get kids to give up highly processed foods, like chicken nuggets and pizza, and choose healthier alternatives? 6 comments
  7. September 9, 2010

    Healthy sandwich makeover

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Try these fun and easy tips for remaking the simple sandwich. 8 comments
  8. April 22, 2010

    Tips for talking with your children about cancer

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Keep the lines of communication open with children when it comes to cancer diagnosis. 6 comments
  9. February 19, 2010

    Schools say no to sugary foods

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Will banning sugar-laden foods in school improve performance? The evidence and the opinions are mixed. 13 comments
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