Ketogenic diet

Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Dear Dietitian, My four-year-old son, Alex, has suffered from epilepsy since shortly after birth. He is on medication, but still has as many as five seizures a week. I hav…

Too many kitties

By Sandy Holthaus When I was little I was afraid of cats. My Grandma Isabelle had kittens that would sit under the stove in the kitchen and paw at our feet as we ran by. Their little claws hurt and sc…

Fiber

 
Fiber
Dear Dietitian,
I have a problem with constipation for the last year, and I am tired of taking laxatives.  Recently, I read that I should be eating 35 grams of fiber per day! That se…

Verklempt

 
Last night I was making invitations for my son’s graduation party. While digging through the “thousands” of pictures on my external hard drive I found several videos too. I paged through these …

Reducing salt in diet

 
Dear Dietitian,
I have just been diagnosed with congestive heart failure and have been told to follow a low salt diet. I have been trying, but it really seems almost impossible! Can you help?&n…