Pediatricia Jennifer Helmcamp shares how parents can help make the trips to the doctor less stressful for both young children and teenagers, and how you can come prepared for your next visit to your pediatrician.
Nothing is harder for a parent to watch than seeing their child suffer. Whether it’s emotional or physical, it hurts the parents just as much, or sometimes even more, than the child. When the pain your child is suffering is happening at school, it is almost unbearable. Parents will do nearly anything to ensure the […]
Did you know that 4 grams of sugar is the equivalent to 1 teaspoons of sugar. That means the average soda has over 10 teaspoons of sugar per serving!
Can sweet drinks, cookies, chips, crackers, sodas and processed foods really be that bad? Nutritionist Cheryl Forberg and Pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp discuss how junk food has a greater impact on your mental health than you might think.
Eating more fruits and vegetables means more nutrients and fiber and less calories and excess weight gain. It also means numerous health benefits, particularly related to long-term disease.
The foods you eat will contribute more (or less) to your mental health, job performance, energy, disease, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stress, sleep, behavior in kids, academic performance, self-esteem and overall happiness than any other aspect of your life.
Nutritionist Cheryl Forberg and Pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp discuss the dangers of children consuming sports drinks, fruit juices and chocolate milk - and why these drinks are unhealthy.