Posted by: Cheryl Boop, MS, OTR/L , Hailey Blosser, MA, CCC-SLP on Feb 11, 2020


There may be some concerns with having food pouches as the primary foods that a child is exposed to, based on developmental and sensory skills.

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Gluten-Free Eating: Food and Nutrition Tips for Your Child

Oct 05, 2017

Even though only one percent of the population has celiac disease, there are many people who are on a gluten free diet for other reasons. Some studies, including a 2015 survey by Consumer Reports, show that more than one-third of the U.S. population is limiting or cutting out gluten. Read More

Winter Workout: Exercise During TV Commercials

Jan 20, 2017

As always, consult with your child’s physician before implementing any new exercise routine. How do you keep your family active throughout the winter? By encouraging them to step away from the couch or computer, and get moving during the commercials of their favorite TV show! Staying active Read More

Kids and Nutrition: Making Vegetables Taste Good

Jan 16, 2017

Getting kids to eat vegetables is not always an easy task. The good news? We can make them taste good! If you have a picky eater, here are some recipes to help you to just that. Read More

Nutrition Therapy - Dietitians Practicing What They Teach

Jan 13, 2017

Have you ever wondered if your doctor or member of your medical team would choose the same treatment they recommend to you? What if that treatment were difficult, like following a special diet? For the past three years the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center at Nationwide Children’s Read More

Healthy Holiday Eating: Salads, Dips and Spreads

Dec 23, 2016

Leading up to the holidays, meal preparation often becomes challenging. It’s a great time to work on cleaning out the pantry, cooking simply, and most importantly trying to keep it healthy. Read More

Understanding the Dangers of Treadmills

Nov 01, 2016

Exercise equipment is commonly used to improve personal health and well-being and treadmills account for about 25% of exercise equipment purchased for home use. Previous studies have shown that the rate of treadmill-related injuries appears to be rising. Read More

Parenting at Mealtime: There's an App for That

Sep 30, 2016

Keeping up with nutrition trends is as hard as keeping up with your kids. The list of recommendations changes constantly and leaves most of us confused about what is right for our family. We all want our children to eat healthy, well-balanced diets, but then there is reality. Read More

Shoulder Injuries in Young Athletes

Aug 26, 2016

Shoulder injuries in young athletes are very common and can vary in cause and severity depending on each individual athlete’s training schedule and what sports they are playing. Read More