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Medical Experts for Media - Nutrition

Jennifer Nelson, M.S., R.D. Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Tom Tio, R.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Jennifer Nelson, M.S., R.D. Director, Clinical Dietetics, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Associate Professor of Nutrition Specialty Editor, Food & Nutrition Center, MayoClinic.com Media Experience: Interview experience with local broadcast and national print media, including The New York Times and [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 15, 2013 — Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: The to-do list may include health checkups, getting children into a sleep routine, planning healthy lunches or preparing [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Back to School: Lunch line Options and After-School Snacks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently updated its recommendations for its “Smart Snacks in Schools” proposal, including limiting in-school snacks to 200 calories a day. Mayo Clinic Health System registered dietitian Diane Dressel offers parents snack options that meet caloric standards, while also taking into account portability, perishability, food allergies and dietary restrictions. Dressel [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

What will it take to reverse the obesity epidemic?

The medical journal JAMA recently devoted an entire issue to the topic of obesity — from research on risk factors for childhood obesity to outcomes of gastric bypass surgery. It also provided a wide range of viewpoints on the role of genetics, medications, environment, online apps, self-control and the government in [...]

Created by Dana Sparks