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Nutrition Articles


Jo Ann Tatum Hattner, MPH, RD and Probiotics

We spoke with nutrition expert Jo Ann Tatum Hattner, MPH, RD to hear why probiotics should be included in a child’s diet. Based on her…


Andrea Giancoli, MPH, RD

SuperKids Nutrition spoke with school nutrition and policy expert and spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, Andrea Giancoli, MPH, RD about the hot topic of…


Dianne Fagan, RD, CDN

We caught up with nutrition expert Dianne Fagan, RD, CDN, who practices in New York focusing on children, teens and the issues they face when…


Christen Cooper, MS, RD

Super Kids Nutrition had the opportunity to speak with nutrition educator, Super Kids Nutrition Advisory member and writer Christen Cooper, MS, RD based in Pleasantville,…


Rachel Begun, MS, RD

SuperKids Nutrition had the chance to catch up with Rachel Begun, MS, RD, a Registered Dietitian with Celiac Disease, author of The Gluten Free RD…


Stacey Antine, MS, RD

Super Kids Nutrition is always on the search for new ways to get kids excited about food and healthy living! We talked with Stacey Antine,…


Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RD, CDE

Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian and holds a Masters degree in Nutrition Education.  Melissa…


Who are Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Nutrition Scientists?

With all the nutrition information available today how do you know what to believe? Who should you trust as the authority on nutrition and health?…


Sweet Potatoes are a Super Food…Now That’s Sweet

Sweet potatoes can be more than just a Thanksgiving favorite, when prepared without the extra fat and sugar. Sweet potatoes are a naturally sweet treat…


Super Snacks for Your Super Kid

Imagine it’s 10 am and your child wants a snack.  Before you grab that conveniently packaged cookie, stop and think for a minute. Do you really want…


Pumpkin Day

Did You Know . . . Pumpkin’s bright orange health-enhancing antioxidants can be easily included in your snacks and meals. Behind that smile of the Jack…


Pomegranate: The Antioxidant Powerhouse

Punica granatum, commonly known as Pomegranate,is a small fruit-bearing plant native to Iran. The name comes from French,pomme garnete, literally translated to “seeded apple.” Traditionally the…


Persimmon

Prelude to the Persimmon In the world of persimmons, there are many different varietals, but only two specific types are available commercially. The first type…


Nectarines are Nectarlicious!

Nectarines: peaches without the fuzz? Well, not exactly. Nectarines are similar to peaches, both originating in China more than 2000 years ago, and cultivated in…


Kiwi and its Many Health Benefits

What’s in a Name? For this fruit, quite a lot! The kiwi, originally called the Chinese gooseberry and later the “sunny peach”, was renamed the…