Give your child the nutrients he needs to grow up big and strong with these ideas for healthy meals, snacks, and more. Plus: What you need to know about your child's school lunch.
A nutritionist (and mom of 7-year-old triplets!) gives tried-and-true tips for getting your kids to eat vegetables, drink milk, try new foods, and more.
According to a new study, the timing of lunch and recess during the schoolday has an effect both on what our kids eat and how active they are.
A healthy breakfast is usually sacrificed on an hectic morning. Here are 3 quick and healthy meals for kids.
Roughly 1 in 3 kids in America is overweight or obese, but millions more "borderline"y kids are on the cusp of a weight problem and need our help just as much. Doctors and proactive parents share their advice about how to fight fat without shaking a child's self-confidence.
Buy only six ingredients and mix and match them to create healthy school meals for the week.
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Whether you're traveling by plane, train, or automobile, these healthy and simple snacks are all easy to store and carry, packed with healthy nutrients, and tempting even for picky eaters.
These smart finger foods are sure to satisfy your kid's post-playground hunger without ruining his appetite for dinner. We have two weeks' worth of tasty ideas!
Between juice, sports drinks and fruit snacks, there's a lot of foods marketed to kids that aren't nearly as good for your children as you might expect.
Get the scoop on necessary nutrients for kids.
If your kids are obsessed with dessert, try this sounds-crazy-but-works strategy!
If you're like most parents, you probably keep a stash of granola, energy, or protein bars on hand for quick, healthy snacks for kids. But with so many options at the grocery store, it can be overwhelming. One protein bar on the shelf may have way too many calories for a kid's snack; a granola bar next to it may be packed with added sugars. With the help of registered dietitians, we've weeded through the options to find snack bars you can feel good about giving your kids.
Why cooking separate meals for your picky eater does more harm than good.
Use the "power of pasta" to introduce more variety in meals and see your child learning to enjoy a more balanced diet without mealtime drama.
What you say to your kids at the table is just as important as what you serve. Are you guilty of any of these?
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.
It fends off dehydration, helps regulate weight, and even prevents cavities. Here's how to make sure your child chugs enough of the wet stuff.
Here are three things to avoid when reading nutrition labels.
Here are three healthy ways to please a picky eater.