Parents are turning to herbs and dietary supplements to treat problems their children have falling and staying asleep. Do these products work? Are they risky?
Fostering healthy eating habits
Donna Hallas shares her perspectives on the most recent issue of Contemporary Pediatrics.
Addressing atypical anorexia: Part 3
The final episode in our podcast series on atypical anorexia discusses fat bias in health care and its impact on diagnosis and when pushback against diagnosis happens.
What determines a healthy weight for a child?
Weight can mean a lot of things. Context is important, and different measurements are used for specific goals.
Addressing atypical anorexia: Part 2
Dr. Erin Harrop discusses the necessity of understanding that eating disorders do not all look the same in every patient and how a multidisciplinary approach could be an effective way to diagnose and manage anorexia nervosa that is atypical.
High-quality diet during childhood may reduce risk of IBD
A high intake of fish and vegetables at 1 year of age was associated with a lower risk of IBD, while consuming sugar-sweetened beverages was linked to a greater risk of developing IBD.
Increased servings of 100% fruit juice per day associated with BMI gain in children
Though the association of BMI gain and 100% fruit juice in children was “small,” authors concluded their findings support public health guidance to limit consumption of the beverage to prevent overweight and obesity.
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