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Christine Sexton

A Registered Dietitian with a Master of Public Health Nutrition degree and a certified chef. As a retail dietitian, I also have extensive knowledge of current food and nutrition products and trends.

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Homemade Takeaway: Wholewheat Pizza

Is Saturday night “Pizza and a Movie” night at your house? Get your kids…

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Homemade Takeaway: Chicken & Sweet Potato Curry with Brown Rice

This mild curry recipe comes together quickly while the rice is cooking, so you’ll…

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Recipe for weight gain: Strawberry Banana Smoothie

For some kids with disabilities, it can be hard to keep weight on because of trouble…

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Recipe: Cheddar & Chicken Quesadillas

Need a quick and easy dinner recipe, but one that is also low in lactose, fructose,…

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Recipe: Breaded Baked Chicken with Sweet Potato Fries

For parents with children who need to avoid certain foods, it can be a challenge…

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Recipe for weight gain: Tuna Salad with Walnuts and Raisins

Having a child who is considered underweight for his or her age can be very stressful…

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Fight Stress with Healthy Foods!

Being the parent or caregiver of a child with special needs (or any child, for that…

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Struggling with GER? You are not alone…

GER, or Gastroesophageal Reflux, is very common in children with neurological impairments.…

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On the go? Healthy snacks to keep you going strong!

I sometimes think that the word “parent” is synonymous with the word…

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