Healthy Eating

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.

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I Tried Home Chef's Skinnytaste Meals—Here's Why They're Perfect for Families Who Want to Eat Clean
This month, Home Chef and Skinnytaste are offering customers 12 different healthy options on the menu. The meals are easy, flavorful, filling, and packed with clean ingredients.
Mom-Tested Tips for Cutting Out Sugar From Your Family's Diet
Added sugars in your family's favorite foods could be pushing everyone over their recommended daily allowance of the sweet stuff. Here's how to stop eating so much sugar—without causing a rebellion
New FDA Guidelines Advise on Choosing Safe Fish for Your Family
Fish is a nutrient-packed superfood. New guidelines from the FDA and EPA spell out how much you should eat and how to pick the safest varieties.
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.
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.
The Surprising Thing That May Help Kids Lose Weight
Adopting good table manners may help kids who are overweight, according to researchers.
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Is Your Child in the Obesity Danger Zone?
Roughly 1 in 3 kids in America is overweight or obese, but millions more "borderline" 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.
How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables and Healthy Foods
A nutritionist (and mom of 7-year-old triplets!) gives tried-and-true tips for getting your kids to eat vegetables, try new foods, and more.