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Healthy habits during COVID-19: keeping your kids on track for a healthy lifestyle

Dr. Pamela Niksich, medical director of Children’s Minnesota, West St. Paul clinic, and Baylee Zittlow, nurse practitioner in the Adolescent Health Clinic at Children’s Minnesota, Minneapolis, give tips to maintaining healthy habits and routines while at home during COVID-19.

Nutrition tips for an on-the-go summer!

Preparing for busy travel, summer camps, and activities this summer? Check out these tips for inexpensive and healthy summer eating with T1D!

Holiday eating tips with type 1 diabetes

Small changes to understand portion sizes and carbohydrate amounts can go a long way without giving up favorite foods and keeping your BG in target.

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!

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Healthy teen nutrition

Krystal Kaminski, APRN, CNP, provides nutrition tips for parents to ensure their teens are maintaining a healthy, balanced diet.

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Children’s Pedcast: Family-based treatment of eating disorders

Drs. Ivan Eisler, Daniel Le Grange and Julie Lesser discuss the family-based treatment of eating disorders.

Children’s offers food in Minneapolis for kids

Free bag lunches are available Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Aug. 26, outside on our Minneapolis campus.

Children’s Minnesota Awarded Youth Wellness Grant by Target

 

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Food that gets kids required vitamin D

Molly Martyn, MD, shares how parents can help their kids meet daily vitamin D requirements.

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Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute to childhood obesity

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the CDC.