Why you should meditate, from a beginner.

Why you should meditate, from a beginner.

I may be an amateur at meditation, but I reeeeeeeeeeeeeeally think you should start a practice. When it first occurred me to write this, I thought why should I, as a dietitian, write a blog to encourage or teach anyone else to meditate? And then I realized WHY...
Pediatric Resilience – What a concept!

Pediatric Resilience – What a concept!

Increasingly, the concept of pediatric resilience is being validated through scientific investigation. “The process of developing resilience in children and adolescents has progressively become of particular interest to healthcare professionals and families...
A Call to Action for My Medical Colleagues!

A Call to Action for My Medical Colleagues!

Modern medicine, a system originally designed to fix acute health care problems, now creates more chronic health care problems than helping to solve them. I see the dangers of over-testing and over-prescribing taking place each day in my day-to-day pediatric clinical...
The Obsession with Milks

The Obsession with Milks

Dairy, in its purest form (think milk, cheese, plain yogurt) is a Real Food. Unless someone has a diagnosed dairy allergy or lactose intolerance (symptoms being abdominal cramping, diarrhea, and gas after dairy ingestion), there is no contraindication to consuming it....