Foods to Watch: Matcha Tea

Matcha, also called Macca, may just follow in the footsteps of other trend setters in the food world much like pomegranate, coconut water, Acai berries and the list goes on. So what do we need to know about this up and comer tea and will it live (or leave) up to the hype? Matcha has been part of Japanese culture …

Unconventional Ways to get Kids to Eat Veggies!

“Yuck!” “Ew.” “What is that?” These are typical responses I get from many of my pediatric patients when I ask them to try new vegetables. Generally following their responses I ask, “When was the last time you tried “X” vegetable?” The response is almost always, “I don’t remember.” Getting kids to eats veggies is no easy task, but a vital …