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Re-Think Your Kid’s Drink

From the Show: Eat Right Radio
Summary: Drinks can provide an excessive amount of calories in a daily diet, especially for kids.
Air Date: 8/18/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Kristi King, MPH, RDN, LD, CNSC
King Kristi 1724Kristi King is a senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and a clinical instructor at Baylor College of Medicine, providing nutrition counseling to children and their families, specializing in chronic malabsorptive and intestinal conditions. King was an essential member of the development of Baylor College of Medicine’s two-week nutrition and physical activity-based summer weight loss camp for obese children. She serves as a co-investigator for nutrition research projects including quality improvement, obesity and nutrition support. King is a frequent speaker to health professionals and the public, in both local and national settings, and serves as a nutrition expert and advisory board member for many community and health organizations. King was the recipient of the Houston Area Dietetic Association’s Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award in 2008. She is a graduate of Florida State University and earned a master’s degree in public health from the University of Texas.
Re-Think Your Kid’s Drink
Drinks can provide an excessive amount of calories in a daily diet, especially for kids.

Kristi King, registered dietitian nutritionist and Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics spokesperson, discusses what kids should be drinking, drinks they should be avoiding, and great substitutes for those high-calorie containing drinks.