Kids Nutrition

You play the most important role in raising a food-savvy kid. Get the know-how you need to nourish and nurture and to help them develop good eating habits for life.

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You Shouldn't Pressure Your Child To Eat New Foods, Study Says

Frustrated by your picky eaters? A new study says pressuring them to try something new (or to eat just three more bites!) doesn't help.

GMOs and Babies: What's Hiding in Your Little One's Food

Here's everything you need to know about GMOs, a buzzword in the food world—and how you can make the safest nutrition choices for your baby.

8 Signs Your Child Is Eating Too Much Salt

Eating too much salt-containing foods, even at a young age can have long-lasting effects. Here are some signs your child's getting too much at mealtime.

3 Things to Know About Baby Cereal

Many pediatricians agree that baby cereal is an ideal first food. Here’s what you should know about the mushy, soft, iron-fortified product.

7 Things Parents Should Know About Non-Dairy Milks

Alternative milks like soy and almond are popular picks. But nutrition-wise, most aren't an equal swap for cow's milk. Before you pour, get the facts!

More Kids Nutrition

Could Alternative Milks Make Your Kid Shorter?

A new study says drinking non-cow's milk may hamper kids' height potential, but does that make alternative milks "bad" for children?

New Guidelines on Fruit Juice: Less for Kids and None for Babies

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend no juice for babies and set stricter limits on portions for older kids too.

Major Yogurt Company Slashes Sugar in Products for Babies and Kids

Yogurt may seem ultra healthy, but it's often packed with added sugar. Now Stonyfield is cutting back on sweeteners in its products for babies and kids.