Age / Milestones

What Should a Vegetarian Teen Eat?

What do you do when your teen announces they’ve become a vegetarian? Or a vegan?   Lots of parents wonder whether it’s safe for their child or even if they should let them eat like this at all. Will your grown teen get enough nutrients to stay

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Is there a pill for IBS?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRu3CNdF0RI&feature=youtu.be Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Parents and children are surprised and disappointed to learn that when it comes to IBS, there’s just not a pill for that.    Most IBS medications are aimed at managing symptoms. Unfortunately, simply managing symptoms does not eliminate

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How To Plan low FODMAPs Meals

Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Meals are tough when you have IBS. Kids are suspicious that certain foods trigger their pain, gas or bloating. Symptoms are inconsistent and often patients can’t pinpoint the cause. This makes planning meals difficult for parents trying to serve

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How to do a low FODMAPS diet!

Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Lots of kids  struggle with frequent gas, bloating, diarrhea, heartburn, and constipation. Often, they’ve become afraid to eat. They realize foods make their symptoms flare up, but don’t know why or what foods set them off. One day, they

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Low FODMAPs Snacks: The Best and Worst Things to Eat for the Low FODMAPs Diet

Apples? Crackers? Cheese? No, no, and no. Finding healthy, low-FODMAPs snacks is hard. Mindless snacking is a guaranteed way to mess up a low-FODMAPs diet and set off IBS symptoms.    In today’s video, Betsy explains the dangers of careless snacking, why snacks and meals affect the

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What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Understanding IBS Causes and Triggers

Parents often ask “what caused my kid’s IBS? They didn’t use to have this? And why did it take so long for doctors to figure it out?   Understanding the causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome is complicated. We don’t really know the exact reason why some people

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Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 6, Episode 8: School lunch during the COVID days!

What to pack, or should I send? Do you have a plan for feeding your kids, in OR out of school?  In this episode, Betsy and Jen discuss eating lunch during the COVID-19 school day, including tips and suggestions for keeping it healthy, whether your kids are

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Sports Nutrition for Athletes with Dietary Needs

Sports nutrition is complicated, especially for growing kids and teens. But, what happens when an athlete has food restrictions or needs a special diet?   In today’s video, Betsy explores the fundamentals of sports nutrition, takes a look at how food restrictions challenge the diets of young

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Feed to Succeed Podcast: Food Safety During COVID-19

Have you wondered about the safety of your groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic? Or is it truly safe to eat take-out? What about school lunch safety, with many kids heading back into the classroom? Listen to this amazingly informative podcast, with Betsy, Jen, and special guest Dr.

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How to Talk to your Kids About Poop

Do you talk to your kids about poop? It’s a tricky subject, but it’s important to be able to talk about digestive health.   In today’s video, Betsy explains why you need to ask your kids about their digestion, how to have the conversation, when to know

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