If you have a child or loved one with ASD, here are some strategies that you can use to ensure your child eats a healthy diet.
MyPlate gives a visual representation of how much we should eat of each food group. Jazz up your diet and personalize your plate to your life.
In order to prepare our bodies for physical activity, such as the virtual CHOC Walk, it’s essential we have adequate nutrition and hydration.
By Christina Sharkey, clinical dietitian at CHOC Adequate and proper nutrition is important for a child’s normal growth and development and since January is National Fiber Focus month, this is a great time to make sure that you and your family are getting enough fiber in your diet. Fiber is a beneficial part of our […]
By Kelsey Childs, clinical dietitian at CHOC Does it seem like your children are snacking all the time? Do you find yourself snacking more during the pandemic as you work from home during COVID-19? You are not alone. With families spending more time than ever at home during the pandemic, many people have noticed an […]
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 […]