Snacks are not only fun treats, they're also essential for a healthy lifestyle. Find out why your kids need to snack.
Back to school means back to packing lunches, but this year, it doesn't have to be the same old, same old. Just a few small changes can reap big nutritional benefits. So, let's start with the all-American PB & J, white bread, grape jelly, and peanut butter a classic. Swap in jam made from whole
A healthy breakfast is usually sacrificed on an hectic morning. Here are 3 quick and healthy meals for kids.
-You don't have to be a nutritionist to figure out the best foods to buy for your family. With a little know-how, you can find the healthiest buys and steer clear of junk at the supermarket. First off, look for the word sugar on the label. So-called healthy foods contain much more sugar than you
It's not easy getting everyone to the dinner table at the same time, but more research shows that family meals can help kids do better in school and avoid risky behaviors and prevent obesity and eating disorders. The key according to a recent study in the Journal of Adolescent Health is frequency,
Like most households, every family member has a different palate. In fact, some pediatricians say food battles top the list of parental headaches. If you find yourself wrangling with your child over mealtime, here are a few strategies to help. Number 1: Be patient. Kids' tastes change over time.
If you have a child with a food allergy, you know it's hard to find good tasting safe snacks and to ensure your child steers clear of foods that can trigger reactions. Now that kids are back in class and routines, here are a few strategies to consider from 0the American Academy of Pediatrics. Once
Healthy eating is the foundation of a healthy life. Here is how you can raise nutrition-smart kids.
In this video, you'll see two eleven month old girls who are at different stages of development. Watch and see which milestones each have reached and are still working toward.
Mononucleosis is a familiar infectious disease, especially among teenagers and young adults. Commonly called "mono," the disease is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Infection occurs by passing bodily fluids to another person as a result of coughing, sneezing and kissing. Hence, mononucleosis