December 11, 2020

Rady Children’s Expert is the Lead Author of Global-Reaching Position Paper on Weight and Nutrition in Childhood and Adolescence

Maya Kumar, MD, FAAP, FRCPC, a board-certified adolescent and young adult medicine pediatrician with Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor with University of California San Diego School of Medicine, is on a mission. Along with nine colleagues from the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, for which she chairs the Nutrition Committee,…

Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Nutrition
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October 13, 2020

Fun, Kid-Friendly Fall Recipes

San Diego may be a bit behind in terms of temperature, but fall is officially here! This year, while some favorite seasonal activities can safely continue (pumpkin patch visit, anyone?), many families are opting to keep celebrations within their own homes. Whether you’re craving a comforting meal or the beloved taste of pumpkin spice, or…

COVID-19, Nutrition
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March 2, 2020

Getting to Know: Carlos Morfin, Action Station Chef

It’s been said that a good meal feeds the soul as well as the stomach, and for Carlos Morfin, one of the chefs behind the action stations in the Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego cafeteria, that sentiment drives everything he does on the job. While our clinical staff get lots of (well-deserved) recognition for their contributions…

Food Services, Staff Stories
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August 20, 2019

Healthy and Fun Recipes for Back-to-School Season

Even if it feels like yesterday that your kids were celebrating their summertime freedom, back-to-school season is here. Along with checking shopping lists, stocking up on books and supplies, and preparing to get reacquainted with early wakeup calls, you may be pondering how to support your child’s brain power through school lunches and snacks that…

Nutrition
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March 7, 2019

Nutrition Fact vs. Fiction

Navigating nutrition is tough enough when keeping your own well-being in mind. But as parents, you know considering foods that support your child’s health, growth and development takes grocery shopping, meal planning and cooking to a whole other level. This is further compounded by the fact that there is tons of confusing, ever-changing information out…

Nutrition
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