Posts Categorized: Nutrition

Happy & Healthy Eating: Here Come the Fabulous Foods of Summer

After the winter we just endured here in the tristate area, who isn’t celebrating the fact that summer is almost here?!  I’m thinking about frozen desserts, watermelon, and grilled everything. Summer provides a perfect opportunity to enjoy food favorites and make new summer memories. It’s a great time to enjoy the abundance of fresh fruits… Read more »

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 »