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Nutrition ups and downs

Your child’s nutrition journey can have many ups and downs. Every day myself and the other registered dietitians at Texas Children’s Hospital are questioned by patient families about how to … 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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Every bite counts with dairy

National Nutrition Month is a great time to commit to making small changes towards living a healthy lifestyle, which can lower your risk of nutrition-related diseases like obesity, heart disease … 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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