Nutrition

Making sure kids -- and adults -- eat nutritious meals has never been more important. Here are some easy ways to sneak in good foods, vitamins, and fiber without them knowing the difference.

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Don't Be Fooled by These Misleading Labels on Kids' Foods

Don't believe the hype! These "healthy" label claims on packaged foods marketed towards kids aren't always as good as they sound.

21 Foods to Tempt Your Picky Eater

Before you say, "My kid won't try that," find out why experts think these healthy, adventurous-sounding choices should be regulars on your family's menu.

How Much Does My Kid Need to Eat?

Use this age-by-age guide to find out the amount of food your child should be eating -- and how to create healthy habits for a lifetime.

The Healthy Kitchen: 35 Best Foods to Stock in Your Fridge and Pantry

Load your shelves with these delicious, nutritious foods, and we promise that your kids will stop begging you for junk food.

Healthy Recipes that are Fun for Kids

To create healthy eating habits for picky eaters, try making their meals fun. There's a variety of visual tools you can use to make nutritious meals pleasant and even exciting for your child. Get creative about how you present food, try using some color, and be sure to tell your kids about the benefits of good eating right from the start.

Sugar Shock

Do you know how much sugar your child eats? Chances are it's a lot more than you think.

5 Kid Foods That Aren't as Healthy as They Seem

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.

Nutrition Labels: 3 Things To Avoid

Here are three things to avoid when reading nutrition labels.

Quiz: Are You Raising a Healthy (Enough) Eater?

The answer may surprise you. See how your family is doing, and find easy fixes to improve your routine.

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Mac-and-Cheese Soup

A favorite dinner in a soup! We added a few vegetables as well but the kids will still love this one dish meal.

Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

To reheat leftover quesadillas warm them in a dry frying pan.

Thai Chicken-Broccoli Wraps

Broccoli slaw makes a quick filler for these healthy chicken sandwiches. Peanut sauce adds extra flavor.

11 Foods That Fight Constipation in Kids

Looking for a natural way to help your child stay regular? Have her eat these healthy, fiber-rich foods and say sayonara to constipation.

Healthy Eating Tips and Recipes for Kids

Fun strategies and mom-tested ideas for encouraging your kids to eat better, be healthier, and enjoy their food

50 Bento Box Lunch Ideas

Fed up with ham sandwiches day after day? Your kid's lunch will never be boring if you mix and match these 50 ideas to create fun and healthy bento-box combos for school.

5 Power Foods All Kids Need

Chances are, your child isn't eating enough of these crucial nutrients. Here's how to fit them in.

Parents Magazine's Best Allergy-Friendly Packaged Foods

We asked families to taste-test more than 100 new products that contain no nuts, eggs, dairy, or wheat. Even kids without food allergies loved our winners!

Healthy Drinks for Kids

Milk and water are the healthiest drinks for kids. We tapped nutritionists for ways to help your child get enough of both.

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