CHOC Children’s is seeing fewer breast milk feeding errors after a more than two-year initiative to redesign the process for safer and more efficient handling. With very few government regulations in place, hospitals across the country struggle to establish best practices in handling breast milk, and CHOC is no different. Busy nurses are often tasked […]
Nutrition and Lactation
Many parents provide their children supplements such as multivitamins, omega-3 pills and probiotics, thinking the added nutrients can only boost their child’s health. It can’t hurt, right? Not so, according to CHOC clinical dietitian Jessica Brown. While supplements can have benefits, they may not be safe or necessary for every child. “National surveys actually show […]
Gaining weight in the off season is a common goal of athletes. Here are a few tips to gain weight safely to improve athletic performance.
September not only marks the beginning of school but also makes us think about planning meals and getting more organized.
If your child’s allergist has suggested a wheat-free diet, there are a variety of grain and carbohydrate alternatives.
Shonda Brown, RD, CNSC, clinical dietitian at CHOC, explains what Eosinophilic Esophagitis is, and how this unique condition is treated.
By: Caroline Steele, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC, clinical nutrition and lactation services manager at CHOC Children’s For almost 100 years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been developing educational tools to provide nutrition information and help Americans make healthier food choices. The original 1916 guide has been updated and reinvented over the years […]