Nutrition Tips

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Ask Amanda: Switching breastfed babies to a cup

toddler cup

Switching breastfed babies to a bottle or a sippy cup can be a challenge in the beginning. In this week’s kids’ nutrition Ask Amanda column, pediatric dietitian Amanda Gordon offers some ideas to make the transition easier Dear Amanda, I have an 11-month-old infant who has nursed

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Ask Amanda: How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

In this week’s kids’ nutrition Ask Amanda column, pediatric dietitian Amanda Gordon answers the question: What are good recipes to get vegetables into picky eaters? Following are 6 suggestions, the first being the most important: Suggestion 1: Don’t Trick Them.  Try not to hide vegetables in your child’s meals and

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Ask Amanda: Pasta Not Pop Tarts

healthy breakfast alternatives

I am not a food blogger, but this is my daughter’s breakfast from Friday and I couldn’t help but photograph it.  She was my inspiration for this week’s Ask Amanda: Pasta not Pop-Tarts. Mornings can be rushed in our house, especially now that school is starting.  I

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Back in the Routine: Breakfasts and Dinners for Busy Families

Back in the Routine: Breakfasts and Dinners for Busy Families – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 2, Episode 9 Do you have the time and energy to make sure your family is eating healthy breakfasts and dinners daily? We don’t! Betsy and Jen discuss tips and ideas

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Ask Amanda: Drink More Water

Drink more water

This week’s Ask Amanda is a public service announcement of sorts from your friendly pediatric dietitian. Most of the kids and parents I have worked with this summer are not drinking enough water. Water is important for everyone, including toddlers and kids, especially during the summer months when

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