Thanks for a great virtual walk yesterday!
Energy In: Recommended Food & Drink Amounts for Children
Dear Walkers,

Thank you to those of you who joined us live for our July 2021 virtual Walk with a Doc!

For the July 2021 walk, we welcomed Dr. Steven Shane who gave a brief, family-friendly talk on Recommended Food & Drink Amounts for Children and then took parent questions live. 

5-2-1-0 Questionnaires to Complete and Share with Your Child's Pediatrician
Click on the images below to complete the printable questionnaires Dr. Shane talked about. Parents can complete and share these with your their child's pediatrician.
For Kids Ages 2 - 9
For Kids Ages 10-Plus
SPANISH: For Kids Ages 2 - 9
SPANISH: For Kids Ages 10-Plus
AAP Parenting Resources
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers parents up-to-date medical information on a wide range of pediatric topics. Here are a few on-point with our talk this month.

Follow these links to learn more (all links are available in English and Spanish by pressing the link at the very top of each page to change language).
Energy In: Recommended Food & Drink Amounts for Children

Ever wonder how many calories your child really needs? While children should not be on calorie-restricted diets unless recommended by a doctor, it's good to be aware of your child's calorie needs so you can help them maintain energy balance .

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How to Get Your Child to Eat More Fruits & Veggies

​​​​We all know that eating fruits and vegetables is important. But how do you get kids to eat more of these foods? Provide fruits and vegetables as snacks. Keep fruit washed, cut up and in plain sight in the refrigerator. Serve salads more...

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How Children Develop Unhealthy Food Preferences

​ By: Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP Have you ever wondered why it's so difficult to get kids to eat their vegetables? Not wanting to eat broccoli is rooted in a great deal of more complicated issues than just not liking green food.

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Winning the Food Fights

​Why do they want to cover everything with ketchup? Why do they insist they hate something they've never even tried? If you've ever tried to get your child to eat without all the success you'd hoped for, this new book may be just what you need.

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Juice Boxes: Tips for Parents

Juice boxes are a popular and convenient beverage to pack into your child's lunch, serve at birthday parties, and even give out to your child's team after a game. But, are they really a healthy choice? Make sure it's pure fruit juice.

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Fruit Juice and Your Child's Diet

​Children can easily drink a lot of juice because juice tastes good. However, too much juice in your child's diet can contribute to other problems, like poor nutrition, obesity, and tooth decay. Parents can continue to offer age-appropriate...

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Next Walks on
Sunday, August 8 (English)
Sunday, August 15 (Spanish)
When it is safe to do so, we will resume our in-person walks in Las Vegas and Reno.

In the meantime:
  • Keep walking every day
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Bring water
  • Keep 6 feet from other people
  • For everyone 2 years and older, wear a mask when you aren't vaccinated and can't socially distance

We hope to "see" you at our future virtual walks. We will send registration details and a flyer soon.