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BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Lunch Line and After-School Snack Choices

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 says, “What better time to get kids into healthy eating patterns than at a young age?” and encourages any snack idea to include fruits or vegetables.  Here are [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Intolerancia a la fructosa: ¿Qué alimentos deben evitarse?

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Mi hija tiene intolerancia a la fructosa. ¿Podrían por favor decirme qué alimentos contienen fructosa para que ella pueda evitarlos? RESPUESTA DE Katherine Zeratsky, especialista en dietética: La fructosa es un azúcar que se encuentra presente de manera natural de las frutas, jugos de frutas, algunas verduras [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

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