“How do I expand my kid’s diet to include more than what’s on a kids’ menu?” Whether we are considering our pediatric clients in feeding therapy or simply the garden-variety picky eater, that is an excellent question with not a very simple answer.
As an eating disorder specialist, two things are concerning to me about the swift rise in gluten-free diets—the connection between dietary restriction and eating disorders, and the impact of the growing popularity of elective gluten-free eating on people without medically-verified gluten intolerance or celiac disease.
At the end of 2013 we featured a post on the predicted trends of 2014. As 2014 comes to a close, we wanted to do the same for 2015! Here are some predicted trends for 2015. Let us know in the comments section below what you think will be a new trend this year!
With the ever-present discussion of the “childhood obesity epidemic,” I asked Dr. Linda Bacon[i], an internationally recognized authority on topics related to nutrition, weight, and health metabolism, to describe exactly how best to approach weight concerns among parents and practitioners alike. Dr. Bacon proposes a major paradigm shift from conventional weight management practices to what is now referred to as “Health at Every Size.”
2014 was a wonderful year for Mom Dishes It Out. In late summer, we expanded the website to feature a number of talented nutrition and feeding experts to contribute to our blog and we couldn't be happier with their contributions. Here's to another great year in 2015!