Healthy Eating

You know that feeding your child the right foods and eating healthy is important, but busy schedules sometimes succumb to fast food and readymade conveniences. Here you'll find easy healthy recipe ideas and meal plans to promote healthy eating habits.

Double the Number of Foods Your Kid Likes!

Use her favorite dishes--even pizza--as a starting point on the path to healthier fare. It's part of a research-proven strategy that's worked for hundreds of fussy kids at one of the nation's top children's hospitals.

Your Guide to Healthy Eating Habits

While there are no road maps to feeding toddlers, these 12 tips can help them develop good eating habits. Check out these tips from "The Toddler Care Book: A Complete Guide from 1 to 5 Years Old" by Dr. Jeremy Friedman.

Toddler Feeding Schedule: A Guide to Planning Meals

How many meals should your toddler eat throughout the day? Follow our feeding guide to put together a good toddler meal plan.

6 Easy Swaps for Health-ified Kid-Friendly Meals

TODAY Show health expert Joy Bauer shares six smart food swaps kids will eat up.

The 20 Best Snacks for Kids

Toss out the junk food and start making snack time fun again! See how these 20 kid-friendly ingredients can turn into healthy homemade snacks. Try the low calorie snack recipes that will keep your kids happy and healthy.

Break Your Kid's Bad Food Habits

Does he live on pasta or freak when you serve anything green? You really can get him to start eating better.

10 Facts You Must Know About Feeding Your Kids

You want your child to eat right, but could your food philosophy be harming their health?

Probiotics: The Friendly Bacteria

These little buggers are credited with easing tummy trouble, eczema, and more. But do they live up to the hype?

5 Ways to Boost Your Kid's Gut Health

If you want to set him up for a lifetime of good health, it's essential to bolster the bacteria in his belly. As a microbiologist and a mom, I've got five science-based strategies for doing just that.

The Anti-Asthma Diet

Five mealtime strategies to help your children breathe easier.

Is Your Kid's Sippy Cup Making Her Sick?

One dad took to social media when he discovered his daughter's sippy cup was hiding mold and making her sick.

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

Here are some healthy lunch ideas that kids will love.

Banana Bites for Breakfast

Make breakfast more delicious with Catherine McCord's banana bites.

Quiz: Are You Raising An Emotional Eater?

Are you teaching your kids to eat their emotions?

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How to Roast Veggies for Babies and Toddlers

Roasted veggies are naturally sweet, so babies and toddlers tend to love their flavor. Here's a step-by-step guide to simple roasting, plus tips for making sure that the final texture is easy for your little one to manage.

How To Manage Messy Eating and Food Throwing

Feeding your toddler can be a very messy experience. Like most aggravating toddler behavior, this too shall pass. In the meantime, here are some survival tips. Learn more from "The Toddler Care Book: A Complete Guide from 1 to 5 Years Old" by Dr. Jeremy Friedman.

Getting Your Toddler to Eat Healthy Foods

Your child eats a handful of this and a handful of that, but still doesn't get the nutrients she needs? Here are some tips from a nutritionist on how to get your toddler to eat healthy and happy.

Picky Eaters: 3 Ways To Encourage Healthy Eating

Here are three healthy ways to please a picky eater.

How to Tame Your Kid's Sweet Tooth in 30 Days

Would you let your child eat 50 pounds of sugar? That's how much the average 4- to 8-year-old goes through in a year. As researchers are finding that sugar harms kids in ways never imagined, the government is finally setting limits.

Nutrition Labels: 3 Things To Avoid

Here are three things to avoid when reading nutrition labels.

Toddler Food Guide: When to Introduce New Foods

Certain foods have the potential to cause allergies and choking hazards, so be careful when giving them to your little ones as they age.

Healthy Snacks: Why Kids Need to Snack

Snacks are not only fun treats, they're also essential for a healthy lifestyle. Find out why your kids need to snack.

What Gisele and Tom Brady Feed Their Kids: Realistic or Ridiculous?

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen's personal chef reveals what their kids really eat, and it's kinda shocking, but also kinda inspiring.

How to Eat Healthy: Raising Nutrition-Smart Kids

Healthy eating is the foundation of a healthy life. Here is how you can raise nutrition-smart kids.

Is Your Kid Addicted to Sweets?

Here's how to make peace with junk food and still eat healthy.

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