You know the right foods to give your child, but busy schedules sometimes succumb to fast food and readymade conveniences. Try these easy ideas for healthy eating and find out why it's worth taking the time.
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.
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.
Get the scoop on necessary nutrients for kids.
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.
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.
It may seem like eliminating seconds at the dinner table would help overweight kids. But some experts believe that restricting food could backfire.
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.
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.
Here are three healthy ways to please a picky eater.
You like to go out to eat. And you deserve to -- after preparing practically every meal, it's nice to let someone else do the cooking now and then. But where to go? Sit-down restaurants can be pricey, fast-food places are pretty limited and not exactly known for healthy fare. An alternative: ?fast-casual? restaurants -- a hybrid of the two. You order at the counter and get your food quickly, but these places have a more varied menu, higher-quality ingredients, and comfier seating than typical fast-food joints. And they cost just a little more.
Stop paying five bucks for a half-pint of blah berries, and introduce your kids to less-pricey produce that's at its peak now.
Updated FDA guidelines make it simpler to choose lower-mercury fish that's safe for kids.
Healthy eating is the foundation of a healthy life. Here is how you can raise nutrition-smart kids.
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.
Snacks are not only fun treats, they're also essential for a healthy lifestyle. Find out why your kids need to snack.
Popular Food Network chef Rachael Ray helps a busy mom in need of fast and easy recipes.
The dangers of being overly restrictive with your child's diet.
Kids are getting more super-sweetened foods and drinks than ever before and sugar (in all its forms) may be even unhealthier than we thought.
Here are some healthy lunch ideas that kids will love.
A new study suggests that mindfulness can be effective in combatting obesity in children.