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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

Nutrition for Kids and Teens

How to Talk to Kids about Weight and Obesity

Talk to Kids about Weight (thumb)In today’s culture, weight is an extraordinarily sensitive subject, especially for children and teens. Deciding how to approach weight issues with young people deserves careful attention; how you handle the topic can have serious and lifelong implications. Here are some tips for discussing weight with kids, and what to do if a child brings up the topic on his or her own.

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Eat Right to Play Hard

Eat Right, Play Hard (thumb)Active kids need fuel for sports, school and everyday health, as well as normal growth and development. When young people are involved in competitive athletics, their need for power foods and fluids is higher than usual.

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Eat Right at School

Eat Right at School (Thumb)Parents can help children make smart choices by fueling kids with a good breakfast, packing healthy lunches and snacks, and teaching young ones to make better choices. These resources from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, are designed to help reduce the prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in the United States.

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Delicious Family Dinners for Weeknights

Family Dinners Busy Weeknights (thumb)Bringing balance back into busy evenings is well worth the effort. Your whole family will feel better when they are eating delicious, nutritious meals together. Fortunately, there are several very simple steps that can help families get a tasty dinner on the table easily and quickly.

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25 Healthy Snacks for Kids

Healthy Snacks Celery (thumb)When a snack attack strikes, refuel with these nutrition-packed snacks (you may need the help of an adult with some of these snacks).

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6 Ways to End Family Fights Over Dinner

End Fights at Family Dinner (thumb)The key to calm, positive meal times is a healthy feeding relationship with an appropriate division of responsibilities between adults and children. Here are ways to have meals without squeals and avoid unpleasant food fights with your children.

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4 Tips for Better Breakfasts

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Eating a smart breakfast can help improve behavior and school performance, as well as foster a healthy weight. When children skip breakfast, their brains and bodies suffer all day long. Here’s how to get your kids started on the nutrition fast track to a high-energy, health-smart day.

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