By Kristin Cheng, registered dietitian at CHOC Current shelter-in-place orders have changed so much about our day-to-day lives, including how we navigate cooking. Many families are eating at home more often, making shorter grocery trips, and finding more creative ways to utilize limited ingredients. This extra time with kids at home can serve as a […]
By Alexia Hall, clinical dietitian at CHOC Trips to the grocery store, while essential, are not the first thing anyone wants to do right now. Knowing in advance what is in the pantry and using some helpful meal planning tools will make good use of the food ingredients you have on hand, allow for less […]
Focusing on adopting healthy lifestyles can help prevent cardiovascular disease. A registered dietitian shares recipes for a healthy heart.
By Kristen Miller, registered dietitian at CHOC Winter squash appears in the supermarket during the fall and winter months. They come in many varieties and are often characterized by their thick, hefty rinds and bulky appearance. While the tough exterior may appear intimidating, it also gives the fruit a long shelf life. Winter squash can […]
The start of a new school year is a great time to try fresh new ideas with school lunches helping children form healthy habits.
By Dr. Angela Dangvu, a CHOC Children’s pediatrician As a pediatrician, I spend much of my day doing well child visits for my patients. A big part of those appointments is looking at a child’s growth. Parents are usually interested in knowing their child’s weight and height percentiles, but they rarely ask directly about body […]
A registered dietitian offers ideas for healthy drinks for kids this summer, plus a breakdown of how much sugar is in your favorite drink.