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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.

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Healthy eating for children

Healthy eating is an important part of every child’s health. Children need vitamins and nutrients from healthy foods in order for their bodies and minds to grow.

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Thirsty? Try these better-for-you beverage recipes

Before you reach for lemonade on a hot summer day, or a sports drink after a morning run, consider how much sugar you’re most likely consuming.

The not-so-sweet truth about sugar-sweetened beverages

Effective May 2, Children’s Minnesota will eliminate sugar-sweetened beverages in our facilities.