New Guidelines for Fruit Juice

Juicing may be the new trend, but according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, fruit juice should not be given to babies during their first year of life. For the past sixteen years the AAP has recommended no fruit juice before the age of six months, but they have lengthened that time frame to one

Keeping Halloween Safe for Kids with Food Allergies

What’s scarier than goblins, ghouls and witches on Halloween night? Trick or treating with a child who has a food allergy. Parents want to include their children in the fun Halloween traditions but also know the very real dangers a seemingly harmless candy bar can pose. Fear not, there are plenty of ways to enjoy

Promoting good bone health in a technology-driven world

As the prevalence of technological gadgets has increased, physical activity levels of our children have diminished. This trend defies the fact that most people develop the majority of their bone and muscle mass between the ages of 13 and 20, development which benefits greatly from physical activity. This reduction can negatively affect bone health, often