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Choosing where to bring your child for care is a major decision. We understand you want all the information you can get. And you want it in a clear, straightforward form that helps you make the right choice for your family.

Conditions and Services

Children’s provides specialized medical nutrition therapy to patients with a wide range of conditions including:


Good nutrition is central to the growth and development of all children. Our team of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN), provide nutrition care for infants, children and teens with a wide variety of conditions. We are experts in the nutrition needs of your growing child.

5 question friday

Five Question Friday: Ellen Wade

The pediatric clinical dietitian for the Minneapolis sixth floor, PICU and Children’s Home Care Pharmacy tells us about her role and why she loves her job.

Serving up strategy at meal time

Meal times plus kids don’t always mix. We’ve got a few tips to keep the chaos at bay.

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Break for breakfast: Tips for a healthy start

Since diet plays a huge role in childhood obesity, it’s important to make sure a child is eating right even when you’re not there to supervise or cook.

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Beef stew from Pamplona

If you’re looking for a cozy and nourishing meal to serve during these chilly winter months, look no further than this beef stew.

Traveling with food allergies

Traveling can be challenging with kids. It can be SUPER challenging when you are managing food allergies with children.