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Posted by: Ashley Kroon Van Diest on Jun 28, 2018

Picky eating is common among young children, but picky eaters aren’t just kids who refuse to eat vegetables. Here are ways to help better understand this problem and how to manage it.

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Kids and Nutrition: Making Vegetables Taste Good

Jan 16, 2017

Getting kids to eat vegetables is not always an easy task. Because they are low in calories, sugar, fat, and salt, many kids find the taste of vegetables less than appealing. 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

Healthy Eating for Young Athletes

Jul 29, 2016

Eating right is an important part of life for young athletes. Getting the proper nutrition before and after a workout, practice, or the big game is essential to helping kids prevent injury and perform at an optimal level. Read More

Video Analysis for Running Gait: Proper Form Makes All the Difference

Jul 26, 2016

Though running is not a skill often taught, there is a right and a wrong way to run. Despite technological advances in footwear, the incidence of lower extremity injuries in runners continues to remain high each year; this may be due in part to improper running gait. Read More