Expert Blog Posts

  • Oct. 16, 2014

    Like adults, children are eating too much salt

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    A taste for salt develops early. Offering children foods with less salt is a good way to help them eat healthy now and in the future.

    4 comments
  • Aug. 02, 2014

    Want your kids to eat right? Then walk the talk

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Kids learn from their parents' example. So don't just talk about healthy eating. Show them by making nutritious and delicious meals at home.

    6 comments
  • July 13, 2013

    Skin cancer on the rise in young people

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Study says frequent use of tanning beds helps drive spike in skin cancer rate — especially among young women. 6 comments
  • Oct. 26, 2012

    Halloween and diabetes

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N., C.D.E. Celebrating Halloween when you have diabetes doesn't have to be tricky. Focus on moderation and sweet alternatives. 10 comments
  • Oct. 27, 2011

    Diabetes in school

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N., C.D.E. Prepare yourself for the challenges that may face your child with diabetes in school. 7 comments
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