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Lunchbox Lessons for Kids

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Did you know the average adolescent consumes too much sugar, saturated fat, and sodium? Many children do not eat enough fruits, vegetables, or whole grains. This is why we are seeing pediatric obesity on the rise. Parents/caregivers are the first line of defense in creating healthy food habits. There are three pillars of healthy eating we like to follow. They …

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Healthy Choices at Restaurants

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Everyone’s specific nutritional needs are different, but all follow the general pattern of adequacy, balance, and variety. This is how I define “healthy choices” and “healthy diet”- by ensuring the diet provides adequate calories, is balanced among the food groups, and incorporates a wide variety of foods. This is the easiest way to ensure all nutrient needs are being met …

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Tips for Feeding Toddlers

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Feeding our children is a simple concept that comes with surprising challenges- troubleshooting breastfeeding trials, making overwhelming choices about bottles and baby formula, choosing to spoon feed purees or give intact solids… and the challenges continue into toddlerhood as the child develops strong opinions about eating.  The dietitians at Compleo can help you with mealtime power struggles. For typically developing* …

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Eating Disorder Awareness

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Disordered eating and diagnosed eating disorders have become common problems in the U.S. In fact, “Over one-half of teenage girls and nearly one-third of teenage boys use unhealthy weight control behaviors such as skipping meals, fasting, smoking cigarettes, vomiting and taking laxatives.” And “national surveys estimate that 20 million women and 10 million men in America will have an eating …

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Choosing Your Registered Dietician

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What we choose to eat has a large impact on our overall wellness, and so do the people providing us with nutritional guidance. In today’s world, information is available at our fingertips 24/7 through blogs, social media, friends, and providers.  How do you navigate quality and helpful information from the other noise? Choosing a registered dietitian to support your health …

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5 Signs That Should Raise More Questions About Your Child’s Eating

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Eating disorders are complex mental health disorders that dramatically impact one’s life and can be detrimental to one’s health. They can also be difficult to spot, as symptoms can be easily dismissed or hidden by those suffering. While sudden change in weight is the most commonly known symptom, it is estimated that less than 6% of those diagnosed with eating …

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A Pediatric Nutritionist’s Tips for Recovering from an Eating Disorder

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Eating disorder nutrition therapy is a unique niche of dietetics requiring specialized training. Here at Compleo, our experienced clinicians and pediatric nutritionists are ready to partner with you.  At Compleo, our nutrition philosophy for eating disorder treatment follows the framework of adequacy, balance, and choice, while winding in the principles of Intuitive Eating and Health At Every Size.  Adequacy– this …

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Increase Fertility by Altering & Improving Your Diet

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Did you know that over 48 million couples and 186 million individuals live with infertility worldwide? Did you know that 10-15% of couples in the United States struggle with infertility? These statistics can seem pretty daunting.  Infertility is the failure to achieve a pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse. If you or someone you know …

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Finding your Team

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Let Compleo Support You Motherhood is one of the most exciting and rewarding journeys life has to offer. While the gift of becoming a mother is full of joyful moments, every mom experiences their fair share of challenges alongside the victories. The not-so-glamorous moments stacked up against our perfectly instagrammable ideals of parenting are enough to make anybody question themselves. …

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Ten Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating Without Derailing Your Diet

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Our Registered Dietician/Nutritionist Kay Williams is here to help with the holidays! Check out some of her tips to help keep you on track. Weight gain during the holidays can be a concern for many. If you do not feel confident about taking good care of yourself with food during the holidays, consider trying some of these tips: Pay attention …