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5 tips for a healthier holiday season


The holidays are often associated with sweet treats but Kimberly Boone, MS, RDN, LDN, nutrition program coordinator with Le Bonheur’s Healthy Lifestyles Network, has a few tips on how to eat healthier this season.

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Clinical Nutrition
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Caffeine and kids: How much is too much?


How much caffeine is too much? Should kids have caffeine at all? Le Bonheur Dietitian Nichole Reed, RD, states that it’s important to understand the effects caffeine can have on kids. She tackles the topic.

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Clinical Nutrition
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How to properly clean your breast pump


The CDC recently issued updated guidelines for mothers who use a breast pump. Le Bonheur Lactation Consultant Ruth Munday explains the new guidelines.

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Clinical Nutrition
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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