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Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE Disease) in Children

By |2015-01-08T19:27:58-06:00January 8th, 2015|Family, Health|

Sharing many symptoms with the more commonly known GERD, Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) has only recently been identified as a disease. Fortunately, many new options are emerging to treat and manage EoE. What Is Eosinophilic Esophagitis? Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory condition in which the wall of the esophagus becomes filled with large numbers of white blood cells called eosinophils.

Crohn’s Disease

By |2014-11-12T14:34:48-06:00November 12th, 2014|Health|

Crohn's disease is a disease of the bowel that is closely related to ulcerative colitis. The two are grouped in a category called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), because they both involve inflammation of the digestive tract. The major symptoms of

5 Reasons To Pack Your Lunch

By |2014-09-02T18:02:09-06:00September 2nd, 2014|Family, Health, Nutrition|

Most schools are trying hard to upgrade their lunch programs and offer the best food they can. But not every school cafeteria provides appealing, healthy lunch choices. Educate yourself when it comes to what your cafeteria has to offer. For example, did you know chicken nuggets have more fat and calories than a plain burger?

Back To School Nutrition

By |2014-09-02T16:17:59-06:00September 2nd, 2014|Family, Health, Nutrition|

Often, summer break is when the children’s healthy eating plans take a vacation. So, as summer comes to an end and the school year nears, take time to refocus your efforts as a family to ensure your children’s nutrition and physical activity habits are ready for the year ahead.