Tag Archives: Feeding

Kids Adjust to Drinking Plain Milk After Chocolate is Removed

[Source:  Medical X-Press] A new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut has found that most students adjust to drinking plain milk after flavored milk is removed from school lunch menus. Flavored … Continue reading


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Winning the War: How to Persuade Children to Eat More Veggies

[Source:  Science Daily] Getting children to eat their vegetables might not be an endless battle if parents follow some research-based advice from a nutrition expert at Kansas State University. Getting kids used to vegetables can start in the womb, said … Continue reading


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Infants Develop Early Understanding of Social Nature of Food

[Source: Science Daily] Infants develop expectations about what people prefer to eat, providing early evidence of the social nature through which humans understand food, according to a new study conducted at the University of Chicago. The study, published this month … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Benefits of Co-Treatment Sessions of Speech/Occupational Therapy

By: Kelli Ellenbaum, MS CCC-SLP There are endless benefits to co-treatment therapy sessions with the pediatric population. Co-treatments are sessions conducted with 2 or more therapists/disciplines to maximize therapeutic collaboration. At Red Door Pediatric Therapy, co-treatments are performed when therapeutic … Continue reading


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Biting vs. Chewing: Cutting Their Food Helps Kids Behave Better

Editor’s Note:  Very small sample size, but quite intriguing.  We would love to see more [Science Daily] There’s a new secret to get your child to behave at the dinner table — cut up their food and they’ll relax. During … Continue reading


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