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Sneaky sugar and the new dietary guidelines


Sugary treats may taste great but they aren't very nutritious. Clinical dietitian Virginia Perry offered great advice on high sugar foods to avoid and provided tips on how to eat healthier.

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Clinical Nutrition
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Lunchbox nutrition from a registered dietitian


Now that school is back in session, you may be puzzled over how to ensure that your child has a well-balanced lunch. Some parents prefer to send lunch to save money, avoid allergens or for other health reasons. Katelyn Wolfe, MS, RD, CSP, LDN, a Le Bonheur dietitian, shares her favorite healthy lunch items.

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Clinical Nutrition
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Does breastfeeding reduce risk for leukemia?


recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that breastfeeding could reduce a child’s risk for leukemia, which accounts for 30 percent of all childhood cancers. According to results, children who were breastfed for six months or more had a 14-19 percent lower risk (compared to children who were not breastfed) for developing pediatric leukemia. We asked Le Bonheur Lactation Consultant Ruth M...

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Clinical Nutrition