Eating right at an amusement park can seem like an impossible feat, but it doesn’t have to be.
If your barbecue pit has been undercover for the winter months, take time to make sure your grill is clean and ready for safe use before throwing on your favorite food.
You can transform almost any recipe and just a few subtle modifications may improve their nutrition content without much flavor change. Experiment!
Time and attention are necessary to make certain young children get all the nutrients they need for normal growth and development, and well-planned vegetarian and vegan eating patterns are healthy for infants and toddlers.
Want a healthier birthday party for your kids? Use cookie cutters to create shapes for home-made sandwiches.
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.
Parents may become concerned by a child's weight increase, but remember a major growth spurt often occurs during the pre-teen (middle school) years and kids will often become heavier before their height takes off.
One reason kids may not be eating appropriately sized portions based on the recommended MyPlate serving sizes is that they may not recognize what a reasonable portion looks like. Use this chart to determine what a serving size actually looks like.
Embrace the healthier roots of soul food—greens, sweet potatoes and beans—by following these tips to create healthier soul food, your way.
Second only to infancy, adolescence is the fastest growth stage in life! Even when teens reach their adult height (for girls sooner than for boys), their bodies are still growing and developing.
Compelling research suggests that fatty buildup in arteries begins in childhood and is more likely with higher blood cholesterol levels.
What's the best way to share the love this Valentine's Day? A healthy heart. Incorporate some of these ideas into your family's meals for a heart-healthy diet.
TV time can take a toll on your child’s nutrition because many kids are easily swayed to choose the foods they see advertised on television. And many of these foods are high in fat, sugar, sodium and/or calories and they often lack vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Nuts are a terrific snack or addition to a meal for children and adults with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Four key nutrition tips to keep your teen athlete nutritionally balanced, energized and ready to play.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, questions are already popping up about how to prepare the two stars of the Thanksgiving feast: the turkey and stuffing.
Make time to eat with your family using the following tips from registered dietitians—the food and nutrition experts!
What is the best breakfast for kids this school year? It's the breakfast they will eat.
Nearly all fish contain trace amounts of mercury, but the real danger is not consuming enough fish. Fish contains omega-3 fatty acids which children need to build the structure of their brains and development of the nervous system.
Researchers have discovered that a baby’s sensory system can taste flavors from its mother’s diet that travel through the mother’s bloodstream into the amniotic fluid.
You may have noticed that infant food labels look different from adult food labels. While infant food labels also use the Nutrition Facts format, the information provided is different.
Very young children need the same variety of nutrient-rich foods as older kids and adults, just in much smaller quantities. As portions have gotten bigger, some parents and caregivers have developed a distorted view of the amount of food toddlers and preschoolers need.
Use smart-eating strategies: plan ahead, consider the menu and choose foods carefully to keep you on your plan.
Research shows breaking an overnight fast with a balanced meal can make a major difference in overall health and well-being, especially for children and teens.
A planned after-school snack is one way to help kids achieve nutritional goals. But a snack is only as good for your kids as you make it.
Teens need somewhat more calories than when they were a bit younger with strenuous physical activity adding to the daily caloric intake.
The best thing a young woman can do is understand her own body and stay healthy by eating a balanced diet and getting regular physical activity.
Four tasty ways to get the nutrients you crave and have a healthy weight at the same time.
For preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, the meals may be small but there are big lessons to learn about lifelong healthy dining habits.
Today's fast-food menus offer far more options than traditional fare. And with so much to choose from, here are some pointers to keep in mind to eat healthy.
Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.
Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.
To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.
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