diet of child

Treating obesity at ground zeroI found myself in the trenches of the war on obesity in 2000 when I began working as a general pediatrician at a local community clinic in Southern California. I immediately became aware of the day-to-day barriers that my patients were facing and I began to take on the responsibility of making sure that the children I was seeing would not only survive, but also thrive.
A low-fat, plant-based diet may help obese children lower heart disease riskA low-fat plant-based vegan diet may help obese children lower their risk of heart disease, finds a new study from Cleveland Clinic.
Kids eating too much pizza, study saysChildren and adolescents are getting too many calories and not enough nutrients from pizza, according to a new study of the impact of children’s pizza consumption on excess energy intake and dietary quality.
Baby feeding factors into risk for celiac diseaseDelaying the introduction of gluten to a child’s diet past the age of 6 months may increase the child’s risk for celiac disease, as may breastfeeding children beyond 1 year of age.