Run 4 A Healthy Glow-The Silver Lining

Leading up to Friday’s event people have asked me what “Run 4 Healthy Glow” is all about. “Is it a Doctor Yum Project fundraiser? Is it a contest? What is it really all about?” “Run 4 a Healthy Glow” is our event to promote activity with a family-friendly,...

Hot Chocolate Party!

I grew up on Lake Erie, and I have fond memories of playing outside in the snow and coming in for a warm cup of hot chocolate. I always used those hot chocolate mixes in the packets, but looking closely  at labels I have noticed how many undesirable ingredients can be...

Every Day is Halloween

I have noticed there are some strong, opposing camps when it comes to how parents approach Halloween. There’s the “You’re only a kid once, so let kids eat whatever they want on Halloween” camp. Then there’s the “We should only pass out water and fruit on Halloween”...

Doctor Yum’s Preschool Food Adventure

We are pleased to announce “Doctor Yum’s Preschool Food Adventure,” an interactive curriculum designed to introduce preschoolers to the joy eating fruits and vegetables! This curriculum was written by Nimali Fernando, MD, MPH, a Virginia pediatrician...