Christine Palumbo

Columnist

Christine Palumbo, a mother of three, writes the Good Sense Eating column for Chicago Parent. She is a registered dietitian in Naperville and an adjunct faculty member at Benedictine University.

Past articles

Is the recent arsenic scare justified?

Most parents were startled by the headlines warning about arsenic-laced rice, but is there really reason to be concerned? Here's what you need to know. Read...

 

Is buying organic worth the cost?

Labeling a food as ‘organic’ can give you a false sense of security. Know what organics to skip at the store. Read...

 

Foods to keep your family healthy during the winter months

These plant foods are healthier, tastier and will keep your family feeling well.  Read...

 

Making family memories in the kitchen

Just in time for the holiday season, some ideas to help your kids learn through baking. Read...

 

Nutrition website sets standards for healthier kids' menus

Can restaurants help stem the childhood obesity epidemic and do their part to keep our kids healthy? Read...

 

Is your child underweight or just thin?

How to know if your child is too thin and what you can do to get them healthy again. Read...

 

Feeding disorder?

For many developmentally delayed children, picky eating is a serious health problem. Read...

 

Spinach + sports = six pack?

Suddenly your tween or teen wants to build muscle and strength. What you need to know as fall sports tryouts begin. Read...

 

Tips for feeding special needs children

Most children outgrow picky eating between ages 5 and 7. Yet for a large percentage of developmentally delayed children, picky eating is a serious health problem. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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