Child Nutrition with Dr. Maria Mascarenhas: Are we moving forward or backward‪?‬ Doctors+

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If you’ve got kids, this is a must listen! Do you know how many calories your child needs each day, and from where they should be getting them? In this interview with pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Maria Mascarenhas, you will learn: 1. The importance of quality and quantity when it comes to child nutrition 2. The potential for malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in children who consume a processed food diet 3. How the Harvard Healthy Eating Plate can help guide parents in choosing nutrient dense foods for their children. The episode concludes with a recipe for a homemade fruit leather snack.

If you’d like the written version of the recipe from the episode, please email your request to info@alternativefoodnetwork.com.

Here’s a breakdown of what is covered in the episode:
4:45 – How should children get their calories.
6:15 – Consequences of ultra-processed foods.
8:00 – School lunch ideas.
11:00 – What nutrients are necessary and in what amounts.
13:30 – Harvard Healthy Eating Plate.
15:25 – Long term health issues if a child does get proper calories & nutrients.
18:45 – Macronutrients vs micronutrients.
20:05 – Impact of ultra-processed foods on microbiome.
20:45 – The impact of diet during pregnancy on the fetus.
21:55 – Cultural influences on food choices.
24:15 – Food tips to turn things around.
33:40 – Do medical students learn about nutrition in medical school.
38:30 – The Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook
43:40 – Contact information for Dr. Mascarenhas.
45:35 – Homemade fruit leather recipe.

As referenced in the episode:

The Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook: The Kid-Friendly, Pediatrician-Approved Way to Transform Your Family’s Health,

The Healthy Eating Plate: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/healthy-eating-plate

Credits:
Host - Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS
Sound and Editing - Will Crann
Executive Producer - Esther Garfin
©2022 Alternative Food Network Inc.

If you’ve got kids, this is a must listen! Do you know how many calories your child needs each day, and from where they should be getting them? In this interview with pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Maria Mascarenhas, you will learn: 1. The importance of quality and quantity when it comes to child nutrition 2. The potential for malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in children who consume a processed food diet 3. How the Harvard Healthy Eating Plate can help guide parents in choosing nutrient dense foods for their children. The episode concludes with a recipe for a homemade fruit leather snack.

If you’d like the written version of the recipe from the episode, please email your request to info@alternativefoodnetwork.com.

Here’s a breakdown of what is covered in the episode:
4:45 – How should children get their calories.
6:15 – Consequences of ultra-processed foods.
8:00 – School lunch ideas.
11:00 – What nutrients are necessary and in what amounts.
13:30 – Harvard Healthy Eating Plate.
15:25 – Long term health issues if a child does get proper calories & nutrients.
18:45 – Macronutrients vs micronutrients.
20:05 – Impact of ultra-processed foods on microbiome.
20:45 – The impact of diet during pregnancy on the fetus.
21:55 – Cultural influences on food choices.
24:15 – Food tips to turn things around.
33:40 – Do medical students learn about nutrition in medical school.
38:30 – The Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook
43:40 – Contact information for Dr. Mascarenhas.
45:35 – Homemade fruit leather recipe.

As referenced in the episode:

The Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook: The Kid-Friendly, Pediatrician-Approved Way to Transform Your Family’s Health,

The Healthy Eating Plate: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/healthy-eating-plate

Credits:
Host - Dr. Sabrina Falquier, MD, CCMS
Sound and Editing - Will Crann
Executive Producer - Esther Garfin
©2022 Alternative Food Network Inc.