Nutrition

Everyone knows eating healthier is smarter. Not everyone knows how. Begin to learn more about it here from our nutrition experts. From celiac disease to high blood pressure, we’re here with healthy recipes, guides, and tips for smarter eating.

4 Tips for Teaching Kids to Eat Healthy

Following the holidays, many families find their homes full of leftovers, including cookies, candies, and other sweets. What about the calories and all that sugar? Can this be healthy for your kids? Ann Meyers, RD, LDN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, says you can teach your children to stay… Read more »

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Nutrition for Hockey: Making the Right Choices

Hockey season is in full swing, and that can often mean traveling long distances for away games. If you or your child travel for games and tournaments, it’s important to make the right nutrition and hydration choices. Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, is the director of sports nutrition at UPMC Sports… Read more »

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4 Heart-Healthy Holiday Beverages to Enjoy

We all look forward to the holiday season’s delicious treat and drinks, but the extra calories can put a damper on the festive food and drinks. Creating substitutions and new choices to enjoy your favorite winter beverages will ensure you stay heart healthy and look good in your pictures with… Read more »

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How to Manage Your Diabetes During the Holiday Season

The holidays present numerous social opportunities for eating, drinking, and meeting with friends.For people with diabetes, holiday parties can be a minefield of difficult-to-make food choices. Keeping blood glucose levels in check and not overeating are important for people with diabetes, and by following a few simple tips, it is… Read more »

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