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Homemade Treats Not Best Choice at Halloween

Although homemade goodies are often appreciated more than most store-bought treats, Halloween is not the time to distribute them to trick-or-treaters. There are several precautions children and parents should take before enjoying their treats. “It is important to check all Halloween candy before it's consumed to make sure it's safe and not [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

School Nutrition: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, dietitian Kate Zeratsky offers some healthy tips on keeping your kids fueled for the day at school. To listen, click the link below. School Nutrition

Created by Joel Streed

Get Grilling With These Tips

SPRINGFIELD, Minn. — Grilling season certainly doesn't end with summer. If you're firing up the grill this Labor Day weekend be sure to keep health and safety in mind. Mayo Clinic Health System registered dietician Linda Carruthers says, “Grilling is fun, delicious and can actually be a very healthy way to cook. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic News Network — Headlines 8/20/14   Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include: Back-to-school nutrition Vaccinations Healthy eyes Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. Click here for script.

Created by Dana Sparks

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

BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Nutrition for Kids

You want your child to eat healthy foods, but do you know which nutrients are necessary and in what amounts? Here's a quick overview of nutrition for kids. Nutrition for kids is based on the same principles as nutrition for adults. Everyone needs the same types of nutrients — such [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Eating for Eye Health

Most people have heard that carrots are good for their eyes, but do you know that other foods help protect vision and prevent eye disease?  The National Eye Institute and other vision experts note that a healthy diet is an important factor in eye health. Researchers have found that certain [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Announcing Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Online: Smart Technology Empowering Employee and Group Health and Wellness

A digital, individualized Mayo Clinic approach to better health through lifestyle and behavior change    Rochester, Minn. — Mayo Clinic announced today a new health engagement platform called Mayo Clinic Healthy Living online. Designed for employers and other groups to help members improve and stay healthy, the platform focuses on [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

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