Posts Categorized: Nutrition

Eating Happy or Eating Healthy — Do You Have to Choose?

By: Ann Condon-Meyers, RD, LDN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC It’s not unusual for parents to ask us in the Nutrition Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC for help with their picky eaters. While not recognized by insurance companies as a diagnosis, “food selectivity” is a real and present problem in many… Read more »

Applying the Science of Nutrition to Family Meals

By: Ann Condon-Meyers, RD, LDN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC March is National Nutrition Month, which is good news for licensed dietitian nutritionists (LDNs) because it gives us a chance to blog about our favorite subject … food! Now, to be fair, food is something we all love to talk about regardless of our… Read more »

Back-To-School with Nutritious After-School Snacks

By: Ann Condon-Meyers, RD, LDN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC It’s appropriate that I write about back-to-school snacks. This morning, I had to kiss and hug my youngest son and wish him well as he returns to school. He is very much looking forward to this coming year because he is living on his… Read more »

Back to School with…Anticipation?

By: Ann Condon-Meyers, RD LDN at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC As any parent of a school-age child is well aware, it’s officially “back-to-school” season.  Like holidays and birthdays, this time of year hands parents a looming deadline. In response, we scramble to meet the demands of our schools, the pleas of our children,… Read more »