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5 tips for healthy eating with your children

It’s important for families to work together to be as healthy as they can be so kids can grow up strong and make good health decisions in the future. Dr. Natalie Rigelman-Hedberg, a pediatrician at Metropolitan Pediatric Specialists, shares five tips to help your family get in good eating habits.

Virtual panel discusses the impact of COVID-19 on hunger and health in our communities

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Children’s Minnesota President and CEO, Dr. Marc Gorelick, joined a virtual panel with Second Harvest Heartland and United States of Care to discuss how hunger and health are more connected than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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!