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Top five questions asked during a well-child visit: Answered

We talked with Carolyn Solberg, pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) at Children’s Minnesota, about the top five questions parents ask their PNPs or primary care provider during a well-child visit.

Plant based lunch for kids.

Plant-based diets: Are they healthy for kids?

Are plant-based diets healthy? According to Children’s Minnesota registered dieticians, Caitlyn Talbert, RDN, LD and Kelsey Vierow, RDN, LD, the answer is yes!

Avoiding picky eating during holiday meals

Many parents wonder how to get their kids, especially toddlers, to eat balanced holiday meals. We’re sharing some tips for parents to avoid a power struggle at the table this Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season.

Three tips for picky eaters

Caitlyn Talbert, RDN, LD, and Rachel Laquere, RDN, LD, share three tips for parents get picky eaters to try new foods.

Healthy and creative back-to-school lunches

Parents are getting ready to send their kids back to school. They’re busy filling backpacks with supplies for the first day of school. It’s also important for parents to think about the lunches and snacks they’ll send with their children to help power through the school day.

Nutrition tips for busy back to school activities

Lindsey Smith, RD, LD

Diabetes & Exercise during the Summer

Lauren Plunkett, RDN LD

Growing into Healthy Habits This Spring

Do you ever wonder how you can add more vegetables to your day? Fresh, frozen, canned, steamed, sautéed, baked, grilled, and seasoned, vegetables do a body good, but you need flavor, too! Learn some fresh approaches from Lauren, one of our clinic’s dietitians. Read more here!

Grand Rounds: Avoidant-Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Minneapolis

This week's grand rounds will feature:

Minnesota Parent: Picky eater or problem eater?

Dr. Gigi Chawla explained the difference between picky eaters and problem eaters.