Posts Tagged underweight

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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What is causing toddler’s diarrhea… Is it Lactose Intolerance, or Fructose Malabsorption?

Diarrhea is a common problem for young kids. They get frequent loose, watery stools; without any other symptoms. In fact, there’s a term for this – “Toddler’s Diarrhea”. It even has a diagnostic code for billing!   So, what causes Toddler’s Diarrhea and why is it a

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Body Weight and Young Athletes

Body Weight and Young Athletes – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 3, Episode 10 Coach encouraging you to lose or gain some weight for performance? This episode features youth sports dietitian, Melanie Battaglia, discussing nutrition and body weight amongst young athletes. Betsy and Jen ask some pointed

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When Weight Issues Are Related to Hormonal Imbalances

When Weight Issues Are Related to Hormonal Imbalances – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 3, Episode 7 On this week’s pediatric nutrition podcast, p\Pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Stephanie Drobac, discusses the role of hormones and weight/growth in children. How often is the thyroid to blame? What is the

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Celiac: One Family’s Journey Through a Surprising Diagnosis

Celiac: One Family’s Journey Through a Surprising Diagnosis – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 2, Episode 5 Join Betsy and Jen as they interview Dr. Jen Rubin, Children’s Neurologist at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, as she shares the story of her family’s journey through the recent

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