Category Archives: Awareness

Immunodeficiency awareness & severe combined immunodeficiency newborn screening

Figure 1. David Vetter, “the bubble boy” at Texas Children’s Hospital April is Immunodeficiency Awareness Month where we acknowledge the remarkable advances in the identification and treatment of severe combined … Full Entry »

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Why do we need protein and where should we get it from?

Protein is one of the three macronutrients our bodies require in order to function. Proteins are the building blocks of our tissues, muscles, hair, enzymes, antibodies, etc. Protein is very … Full Entry »

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Put your best fork forward and choose whole grains

Set a good example for your children by eating whole grains with meals or as snacks. Grains have three components and they make up the entire seed of a plant. … Full Entry »

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Put your best fork forward with fruits and vegetables

Put your best fork forward this National Nutrition Month by exploring a variety of fruits and vegetables with your family! Surprisingly, about 90 percent of Americans do not eat enough … Full Entry »

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It’s time to talk about clean eating

As a registered dietitian clean eating is something that I have been hearing more and more from the patients that I work with, as well as in the media. It’s … Full Entry »

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