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Lack of Food Can Affect a Child's Learning Abilities

Dec 18, 2018

In the United States, 18 percent of children under the age of 18—13 million children—live in a home struggling to put healthy food on the table. Food insecurity can have long-lasting effects on young children, impacting their memory, social and learning skills. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner ...

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Hidden Sugars Could Contribute to Childhood Obesity

Nov 5, 2018

How much sugar is too much for kids? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains that a sugar-loaded diet contributes to childhood obesity. She recommends that children have no more than 45 grams of sugar in a day—the equivalent of about 15 sugar cubes—even when it comes to foods that we generally ...

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How Sugar Converts to Fat

Aug 22, 2018

What happens to all that sugar when you drink a 64-ounce soda? Liver specialist Dr. Juan Gallegos tracks the consumption, absorption, and storage of sugar in our bodies. He talks about how our modern eating habits have become accustomed to the relative ease of food availability as our evolutionary ...

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5 Tips to Get Your Child to Eat More Vegetables

May 28, 2018

Your child either loves veggies, or they hate veggies. As a parent, if your child falls into the second group of veggie-haters, preparing healthy meals and snacks can be a challenge. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has five ways you can sneak vegetables into your child's diet....

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My Child Has an Eating Disorder

May 14, 2018

While there are no clear answers as to what causes eating disorders, they can cause serious and potentially dangerous health problems with your child. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses how your child’s physical and mental health can be impacted by an eating disorder and the best ways to get...

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Health Minute: Getting Past a Weight Loss Plateau

Oct 18, 2017

You’ve been exercising more and eating healthier. For the first month or so you saw great results, but now it seems your body is stuck and you’ve reached a weight loss plateau. On today's Health Minute, registered dietitian, Theresa Dvorak explains ways you can shake up your diet and workout ...

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Seven Questions for a Dietitian

Sep 20, 2017

On this episode of Seven Questions for a Specialist, The Scope speaks with Theresa Dvorak, a registered dietitian at University of Utah Health. What's the best and worst thing you can eat? What often causes people to fail at their diet? How do you know if you're eating healthy? Hear what answers ...

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