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Diet and Nutrition; Pediatrics

4 tips to cut down on kids’ summertime sugar binge

In the U.S., kids eat three times more added sugar than they should each day, affecting mood, heart health, and sleep. Get four tips to eat less sugar this summer and improve lifelong health.

Diet and Nutrition

Eat well for less: 5 building blocks for a nourishing, affordable pantry

Eating well doesn’t have to break the bank. Consider these five building blocks to start your nourishing pantry from UT Southwestern Culinary Medicine Director Jaclyn Albin, M.D., and registered dietician Milette Siler.

COVID; Pediatrics

Back to school during COVID-19: Safety advice from 3 doctors

Texas families are faced with difficult choices as the school year approaches and COVID-19 continues to spread. Three pediatric specialists provide sound safety information to help you make the best choices and checklists to help you prepare.

COVID

6 ways to improve wellness during the pandemic

There is no “magic bullet” to achieve wellness, but a well-rounded approach can improve your physical and mental health. Discover six ways to stay well during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID; Prevention

Quarantine cuisine: Easy meals to support a healthy immune system

Cooking during the COVID-19 pandemic can seem tough, especially if you're limited to food items you have on hand. Jaclyn Albin, M.D., director of UT Southwestern's Culinary Medicine Program, provides some tips and recipes on how to prepare and enjoy immune-supporting meals.

Prevention

Farm to table: Rediscovering a simple, practical approach to food

Our diets have shifted dramatically over the years, and what used to be a farm-to-table approach to eating has become factory to fast-food window. This dynamic has created a dysfunctional and potentially dangerous relationship between us and what we eat. Americans might consider looking back to the simpler times for better solutions.

Diet and Nutrition

Chew on this: Is food friend or foe for better health?

Food is an important element of disease prevention and enjoying a longer, healthier life. Discover how the 90:10 Guideline and the Mediterranean diet can help anyone achieve a healthier lifestyle – without giving up treats!