Rest assured, it is safe to continue your vegetarian diet while pregnant. The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics states appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. In addition, well-planned vegetarian diets are appropriate for individuals during all stages of the […]
Danielle Dimengo grew up with an interest in diabetes because her brother is a Type I diabetic. Today, she spends most days seeing patients in Akron Children’s center for diabetes and endocrinology, where she assesses annual labs, medications and growth, and reviews proper carb counting and general nutrition in the context of her patients’ lives.
Introduced in 2011, MyPlate was created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide families with a simple tool to help them enjoy a healthy diet. In this video, dietitian Cathy Wills discusses how MyPlate encourages a more balanced diet and smaller portion sizes.