Parents typically leave their pediatrician offices with an updated immunization record, maybe a prescription and, hopefully, some reassurance about a concern. But how about leaving the office with Granny Smith apples, and locally-grown green peppers and cucumbers? Every Thursday from June through October, the StarkFresh Mobile Grocery Market will be selling fresh produce and other […]
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.
Akron Children’s Hospital dietitian Lindsay Bailey said a common complaint she hears is that eating healthy is too expensive. A case in point is organic produce, which for some shoppers can be prohibitively expensive. But if organic fruits and veggies are out of reach financially, Lindsay said non-organic produce is better than no produce at […]