Kids are very visual when it comes to eating. This makes feeding them easy if you create a rainbow of food. However, this can be challenging if you’re not the visually creative type. Here are some tips on putting together healthy, nutritious, and colorful meals for kids. The most important aspect of feeding your child is to add as many whole foods as possible and avoid anything overly processed. Unfortunately, processed foods and their fabulous colorful boxes and bags can persuade children...
by on September 28th, 2011 at 04:09 am

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    Healthy Eating for Healthy Kids
    Kids are very visual when it comes to eating. This makes feeding them easy if you create a rainbow of food. However, this can be challenging if you’re not the visually creative type. Here are some tips on putting together...
    by at September 28th, 2011 at 04:09 am
  • Q: Why Culture Bacteria Before Antibiotic Use?
    Q: My son’s pediatrician just prescribed antibiotics for what she thought was bronchitis. I thought the antibiotic choice was strange since I was prescribed the same one weeks earlier for a stubborn urinary tract infection....
    by at July 14th, 2010 at 07:07 am
  • WellWired TV: The H1N1 Vaccine and You
    When it comes to the H1N1 flu pandemic this year, it seems like a lot of our patients have vaccine-related questions. Who’s at risk? What’s in this vaccine? Should I get it? Tune in below as Dr. Natasha Kassam...
    by at November 10th, 2009 at 08:11 am
  • Food Allergies and Kids 101
    No matter how hard they tried, little Johnny’s parents couldn’t convince him to eat his vegetables! Johnny only wanted to eat dinosaur shaped chicken nuggets, chocolate milk, and sugar bear cereal. In school he was lethargic,...
    by at October 12th, 2009 at 07:10 am
  • Vaccinations 101
    The H1N1 virus has led to the death of 28 pregnant women and 60 children in the U.S. so it’s no wonder the topic of vaccination is on everyone’s mind. This year’s influenza is virulent and should be considered...
    by at October 8th, 2009 at 05:10 am
  • Boost Your Immunity with Chinese Medicine
    Our first line of defense is our skin, otherwise known as wei qi, or protective qi. Not only do wind and heat offer transportation for pathogens, they can also elicit a direct physiological affect of opening and closing the...
    by at August 1st, 2009 at 09:08 am
  • Probiotics: Extra Sauerkraut on the Hot Dog Please!
    There are always raging debates about the origin of humankind, but here is one undeniable fact: You are a mobile fleshy feeding tube! You have two openings, an inlet/outlet, and a tunnel which is technically exposed to the...
    by at May 16th, 2009 at 05:05 pm