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Fruit Juice: Good or Bad?

SPARTA, Wis. — Figuring out the best choices for your child’s diet can be an intimidating process. With so much information out there, how are you supposed to know what the best options are? One common question concerning kids’ diets is whether or not it's OK to give them fruit [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Skin care: 5 tips for healthy skin Despite winter weather, get younger, healthier looking skin with these simple tips. DASH diet: Healthy eating to lower your blood pressure The DASH diet may help prevent hypertension, cancer and more. See how it focuses on portion size and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Keys to a Healthier 2015

The New Year is just about here, and resolutions are ever-present. Many of these commitments to betterment involve some form of health improvement but lifestyle changes are easier planned than implemented. However, Mayo Clinic Health System family physician Daniel Stahl, M.D., points out there may be some low-hanging fruit when it comes to [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Knockout Calories in Your Holiday Eggnog

Are you looking for a way to trim extra calories off your cup of eggnog this holiday season? If not, perhaps you should consider the change. On average, a cup of eggnog will cost you anywhere from 280 to about 400 calories. Romi Londre, registered dietitian at Mayo Clinic Health [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

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

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