National Nutrition Month | Pediatric Care Group

National Nutrition Month

Spring is the season of growth, and it’s the perfect time to revamp your family’s meals and spice up your healthy eating routine. Finding healthy recipes, ones that even your pickiest eaters will enjoy can be a challenge for busy parents. We’ve come up with four nutritional trips to ensure your children get all the…

Easing Back into School

August is officially over, which means summer is fading away and school is back in session.  Don’t let the stress of the first week back to school squander those happy summer memories. Together we have created a list of effortless, back to school hacks that will make transitioning as easy as 1,2,3! Set the Alarm: One…

Summer Travel Nutrition Tips

Traveling with kids can be difficult. From the beaming sun to boredom and discomfort, you are bound to face some obstacles. Additionally, it is difficult to practice proper nutrition while traveling. On the road, or in the air, options tend to be high in fat and sugar. Below we discuss some ways to keep your…

Peer Pressure and Nutrition

Eating healthy isn’t always easy. However, when it comes to our children’s health and wellness, it’s essential. Even if we, as parents, are diligent with our children’s diets, outside factors will still influence their choices. The snacks offered at daycare, the cafeteria, friend’s houses, and with relatives, are often out of our control. Peer pressure…

Keeping Hearts Healthy

The American Heart Association has named February: Heart Health Month. This makes February a great time to commit to a healthier lifestyle for you and your children. According to the Heart Foundation, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, however, it is preventable. It’s endlessly important…

Sugar Addiction

How to Shake the Sugar Habit

Sugar fuels every cell in the brain, and is digested very quickly. Your brain sees sugar as a reward, causing it to continuously crave more of it. If you eat sugar frequently, you’re reinforcing that reward, making it difficult to break the habit. What is the maximum amount of added sugar we should have each…