Ask a Dietician: Junk Foodie

What to do when your baby eats poorly Tanya N: I have an almost three year-old who thinks its ok to live off of cookies and junk. I try not to feed him that stuff, but the only “real” foods he will eat are chicken, corn, and the odd banana. I give him vitamins, but […]

Do You Know Your ABCs: Vitamin C

I C you’re staying healthy this flu season! As we head full force into cold and flu season it is a great time of year to continue our journey into the wonderful world of Vitamins with a discussion about Vitamin C. Vitamin C, also called ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin that is easily excreted […]

Ask a Dietician: Protein Intolerance

Devon S.: I have a child who is not allergic to any food, but gets diarrhea and discomfort when she eats proteins of any type (beef, fish, chicken, beans legumes etc). How do we get the needed proteins into her diet while preventing her digestive issues? When a child has an allergic reaction or intolerance […]

Ask a Dietician: Preemie Feeding

Rosita F.:  What is the best type of food that can be given to preemies? Should their diet be different than to term babies? A premature or preterm baby is born before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Generally, the earlier a baby is born, the higher its risk of health complications. In the first few months, […]