With families spending more time than ever at home during COVID-19, many have noticed a rise in snacking. These healthy snack ideas can help.
Nutrition and Lactation
By Stephanie Chang, clinical dietitian at CHOC Thanksgiving is just around the corner and many of us are thinking about what we’re going to do for Thanksgiving 2020. You might be thinking: “We won’t be able to have the big family celebration with our extended family.” “We won’t be able to have a big potluck […]
By Laura Clapper, registered dietitian at CHOC Incorporating chickpeas – also known as garbanzo beans – a staple ingredient in hummus, into your family’s diet can result in a variety of health benefits. Health benefits of chickpeas Chickpeas have a soft creamy texture and a nutty, buttery taste. In addition to being filling, they offer […]
By Lindsay Rypkema, clinical dietitian at CHOC School is back in session, and although for most this means in-home learning for the time being, there is no better time to get your kids involved in the kitchen, as recipes nicely tie into reading and math lessons. Take out all your measuring cups and spoons to […]
We understand how stressful it can be to navigate life as a new parent. With the added anxiety brought on by COVID-19, we want to share trusted information to breastfeeding mothers who are COVID-19 positive or suspected positive, on whether their milk is still safe and beneficial for their baby. COVID-19 is a new disease […]
We know that all parents want to keep their children healthy and safe. Although COVID-19 affects different people in different ways, research has shown that obesity puts children – and adults – at increased risk of severe illness. According to 2016 data from the Let’s Get Healthy California task force, 20.2% of children age 0-5 […]
Most treats do a lot to satisfy our soul but little to satisfy our nutrient needs. Here’s some recipes for comforting treats that do both.