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Tips to Keep Your Children Hydrated All Summer

Tips for keeping child hydrated in the summer

Is getting your kids to drink water in the summer a struggle? Learn how to help your kids stay hydrated all summer long with these fun tips. 1. Make Water Visible: Your child will likely drink more water throughout the day if they see it. Place water

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Tips for Increasing Variety in Kids Lunches

Has your child eaten the same lunch since the beginning of the school year? Learn how to prevent that brown bag boredom from serving the same lunch every day and not having your child eat it. Your child needs the nutrition to grow and you want to

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Food Allergy Awareness Week

What is Food Allergy Awareness Week? May 8th through May 15th, 2022 is Food Allergy Awareness Week! Over 32 million Americans have a serious food allergy, which can impact up to 85 million Americans when you account for all the people who shop for, cook for, and

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Can meal planning be beneficial to leading a nutritious diet?

Can meal planning be beneficial to leading a nutritious diet? Feed to Succeed Registered Dietitians give their insight on how meal planning can be beneficial to leading a nutritious diet and tips on how to start.  Meal Planning Takes a Little Extra Effort, But it’s Usually Worth the Outcome “I really cringe at the

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Gaining Weight for Sports

In this blog, Feed to Succeed sports dietitian goes over gaining weight for sports. It’s a common phrase you may have heard from your teen athlete: “I want to bulk up.” As teens begin to grow in their skills and passion for their sport, they naturally want

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National Nutrition Month 2022®

When you think of March, you may think of spring, St. Patrick’s Day, or temperamental midwestern weather, but did you know March is National Nutrition Month®? Each year, nutrition professionals use this month to raise awareness of the importance of nutrition for health. This year, the theme

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Does variety in my child’s diet matter?

Does variety in my child’s diet matter? Feed to Succeed Registered Dietitians answer why variety matters and their tips to increasing variety in the diet. Supplements Do Not Replace What Can Come from Food:  “While it can be easy to only offer favorite or safe foods, variety

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National Eating Disorders Association Week

Every year in February, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) promotes National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDAWeek) to inform the public about eating disorders (ED) and what resources are available to support individuals who have them. This year, the theme is “See the Change, Be the Change,”

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As a Pediatric Dietitian, I Often Want To Do Away With Family Dinner

By Amanda Gordon, MS, RDN, LDN, IBCLC and Nia Batmunkh, Dietetic Intern As a pediatric dietitian, I talk with many families about what dinner looks like in their homes.  After countless conversations with exasperated and frustrated parents of toddlers and school-age children, I am worried that as

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Kids Nutrition: Greek Yogurt: Why it’s Healthy and How to Serve It

Greek Yogurt Why is Greek Yogurt Healthy? Greek Yogurt, also known as strained yogurt, has 187 mg of calcium content (14% of dv for teens and 19% daily value for kids 4-8). Plain Greek yogurt is also high in protein and lower in carbohydrates and sugar. How

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