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Kids

Getting Your Kids to Eat the Rainbow – Tips from a Registered Dietitian

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No single food can provide you with everything you need and too much of anything becomes a negative, rather than a positive, for your health. This is where the saying ‘Eat the Rainbow’ comes from. A visual guide to filling your family’s plates with varied and colorful foods. It is, after all, the best way to ensure we get enough of everything.

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Kids

The Screen Time Struggle – Tips to Protect Their Peepers

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Some types of sunglasses can help protect our eyes from the sun’s UV rays but what about protecting vision from another source of potential damage, short-wavelength (blue) light? Read on for tips for screen time from Lauren Crosby, M.D., a Los Angeles-based pediatrician.

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Pregnancy

Video – Which Nutrients Support a Healthy Pregnancy?

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Globally, premature birth is the leading cause of death in children under the age of 5 and it can also lead to long-term neurodevelopmental problems, including learning difficulties and issues with hearing and vision. With World Prematurity Day observed on November 17, now is the time to learn how you can support the health of you and your growing baby.

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Kids

Video: Thinking About a Multivitamin for Your School-Aged Kid?

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School-aged kids have important nutrient intake needs to support their growth and development. Mother and registered dietician, Lucy Jones, shares tips on how to nourish your growing children.

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Babies & Nursing

Breastfeeding? DHA Omega-3 to Support the Health of Mom and Baby

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Breast milk is the gold standard for infant nutrition, providing babies with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Certain nutrients are beneficial for infant health during nursing, like DHA omega-3. Learn why from dietitian, Lucy Jones.

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