Caloric Needs for Toddler

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. “How many calories does a one-year-old need?  Mine seems to get through most days with almost none!” A. The number of calories recommended is huge compared to the actual number reported to me by parents. Yes, I know of…

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Basic Nutrition for Toddler

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. Your daughter will be VERY grateful for your efforts.  You are 100% correct in thinking that you can keep her from having a weight and fitness issue if you start her on the right foods and—maybe more importantly—a healthy…

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Adding Fat to Baby’s Diet

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. This is not the worst advice I have ever heard, but it’s pretty bad. Mayonnaise makes you fat, unfavorably alters your lipid profile and is a terrible habit. Avocados are pretty a healthy food but there is no need…

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