Category: Food Allergies / Diets / Restrictions

We’re Not Just Being Overprotective

By Megan Crisci Have you ever been attending a social gathering revolving around children, such as a birthday party or school Christmas party and witnessed what some...

Got Organic Milk?

When it comes to food I would say, for the most part, our family stays pretty healthy. We eat most meals at home. Our menus vary enough so that we’re careful not...

Body Image and Your Child, Part II

By Debra Benfield, M.Ed., R.D., LDN, Medical Nutrition Therapist Yesterday’s blog about dealing with your child’s eating and weight focused on what NOT to do....

Body Image and Your Child, Part I

By Debra Benfield,  M.Ed., R.D., LDN, Medical Nutrition Therapist Does anything freeze you in your tracks faster than someone commenting on your child’s body size? Is...

Information on Food Dyes – Is it Black and White?

By Guest blogger, Michael Lee Coates, M.D., Chair, Family and Community Medicine Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital If the available...

Cutting out the Chemicals

By Guest Blogger Jessica Sheedy What Mom doesn’t want the best for her kids and family? We all strive to lead healthier lives, and recent news of dangerous chemicals...

Are Peanut Allergies Driving You Nuts?

By Guest Blogger, Christine Pomper A few months after I announced my pregnancy, my mother surprised me with an early mommy gift – a subscription to Parents Magazine. ...