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Eating for Health
Take the Mindful Mealtimes Pledge
Many of us make resolutions to eat healthier at the start of the year. However, you and your family can make a commitment to healthier, happier mealtimes at any time of the year. Just use our “Mindful Mealtimes Pledge” and get started today.
Heart Healthy Dr. Yum Project Recipes
Yummy ways to celebrate
5 Tips for Feeding Snacks to Kids
Here are five simple French-inspired rules regarding snacking for kids Many of these can also be applied to adults too!
GERD (Gastroesphageal reflux disease) in Children
Diet modification is very important in getting control of symptoms of GERD. Triggers for GERD can to some extent vary from patient to patient.
Sugar Hides in Sneaky Places
A high sugar intake is associated with higher risk for obesity, but so many parents may not realize what the recommended limits for sugar are for kids and how much sugar is in the foods their kids regularly eat.
Breakfast Pitfalls and Solutions
With routines changing and minimal grocery trips, many of us are finding that we need some new ideas for breakfast to fit our new situation. Here’s what the Dr. Yum Project team is cooking up in their homes for breakfast and some tips for using what you have to create a yummy meal to start your day!
A Pediatrician’s 10 Tips for Packing a Nutritious Lunch
It’s easy to want to pack the same things repeatedly because we know our kids like them. However, exposure to a variety of different foods is what grows an adventurous eater.
Our Favorite Pantry Staple Recipes (With Substitution tips!)
With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting all of our lives, we here at the Dr. Yum Project know that you may be in need of recipes that rely on pantry staples like canned and dry beans, onions, garlic, canned and frozen veggies, spices, oats, and dried fruits.
During a Pandemic Let’s Share Our Recipes, Not Our Germs
You may be wondering how to pass the time and feed your family three meals a day in these unprecedented times.
Dr. Yum’s “No Cavity Club”
Over the years I have seen a lot of kids with tooth decay. For kids to be healthy eaters, they need a healthy mouth and teeth!