Tag Archives: Asthma

The Allergic March

Did you know that nearly 30% of children in the United States have some form of allergy and that the rate of allergic disease in children is on the rise? I found this fact quite interesting – and troubling – as I read this article about childhood allergies. What is even more interesting is that
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The Building Blocks of Nutrition for Children with Food Allergies

This is a guest post by Lauren Morgan to support the National Nutrition Month® along a theme of Nutrition From the Ground Up. Lauren Morgan B.S. Human Ecology & Nutrition (University of Tennessee) Dietetic internship (University of Maryland) Website: Lauren Morgan Blog: The Blue Plate Special Twitter: @lagmorgan Contact: via email from website One of
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Ask the Expert – Update on Nutritional Supplements

Ask The Expert is a weekly column on Littlestomaks.com. The idea is to have a reader-submitted question answered by a nutrition expert or a pediatrician. Feel free to submit your question in the comments section below. This week, Dr. Douglas Husbands provides an update on nutritional supplements with practical application for the health of your
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Book Review – Reflux 101 by Jan Gambino

I got interested in reviewing this book by Jan Gambino when I connected with her on LinkedIn and she mentioned that some of the picky eating habits of toddlers may be due to gastroesophageal reflux (GER) or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This peeked my interest because in most cases we assume that picky eating is
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