Although a vegetarian diet can be healthy at any age, parents should take special care when going meat-free with their still-growing children. In this Children’s Channel video, Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes, offers some tasty and nutritious alternatives.
Milk is the most common food allergy in children, affecting up to 2% of American youth. An allergy to milk is not to be confused with lactose intolerance. When someone is lactose intolerant, they can’t properly digest the sugar found in milk and dairy products. Symptoms include bloating, cramps and stomach pain. A milk allergy, […]
Akron Children’s Hospital dietitian Danielle Dimengo discusses the numerous milk options that sit in the grocery’s dairy case alongside cow’s milk, vying for the consumer’s attention. These include almond, cashew, soy and hemp milk. Originally aired on WJW TV (Fox 8) April 17, 2017.
Milk can be a good source of calcium for children and their growing bones, but dairy products are also a common cause of food allergies. “Among children younger than 3 years old, 2-3 percent are allergic to milk,” said Lisa A. Jones RN, BSN, AE-C, Asthma and EZ Breathing Program Coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital. […]