Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Though many symptoms of the viruses improve within 24-48 hours, it sometimes takes up to a week for the stomach and intestines to fully recover, and re-introducing foods at the right time can help to prevent further irritation. So find out the rules for re-feeding here.
It seems absurd to me that in our industrialized world, too often we can’t trust our own food sources. Luckily, things are starting to change.
Well, I know I may have indulged a little too much over the last few days! Does anyone else feel the same way? It’s time to get myself back on track. The New Year presents us with a fresh opportunity to make a healthy commitment to ourselves and our families.
In a very fun experiment, I asked twenty well-respected, experienced, pediatric nutrition experts what foods they refuse to provide to their own children. The children range from 18 months to 20 years old, and each list I received seemed better than the next.
Picture this: A mom is rushing to get some holiday shopping done after work, before she knows it, it's time to pick the kids up from basketball and ballet. What’s a busy mom to do in the middle of the food court?
This year alone, one-in-six Americans will have food poisoning, and the holiday party season is a prime target. So how do you keep your family safe?
If the latest news about energy drinks has motivated you to talk with your kids about their potentially harmful effects, Sari shares the info you should know and pass along.
There are plenty of studies these days warning that teens, preteens and even little kids have heart-disease risk factors but now a new report paints a picture parents need to see.
Find out what foods will give our kids healthier brains.

Have questions about your child's health? Ask! Our panel of area doctors may be able to help.

OUR GROWING LIST OF EXPERTS

 

 • SARAH LEVIN ALLEN, Ph.D., CBIS
Assistant Professor of Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

STEPHEN ARONOFF, M.D., M.B.A.,
Temple University Hospital

 

PETER BIDEY, D.O.
Medical Director of Family Medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

CHRISTOPHER C. CHANG, M.D., PhD, MBA, FAAAAI, FACAAI
Associate Professor of Medicine in division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology at UC Davis

 

MARIO CRUZ, M.D.
Drexel University, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

 

KATHERINE K. DAHLSGAARD, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

MAGEE DEFLICE, M.D.
Division Chief of Allergy and Immunology at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

 

GARY A. EMMETT, M.D.
Nemours Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Medical College

 

HAZEL GUINTO-OCAMPO, M.D.
Nemours duPont Pediatrics/Bryn Mawr Hospita

 

RIMA HIMELSTEIN, M.D.
Crozer-Keystone Health System

 

JESSICA KENDORSKI, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA-D
Associate Professor in School Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

ANITA KULICK
President & CEO, Educating Communities for Parenting

 

JANET ROSENZWEIG, MS, PhD, MPA
Vice-President for Programs & Research for Prevent Child Abuse America

 

BETH WALLACE SMITH, R.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

W. DOUGLAS TYNAN, Ph.D.
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Jefferson Medical College

 

FLORA KOPLIN WINSTON, M.D.
Scientific Director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention