Are berries on your shopping list this summer? Whether we're talking about blueberries, strawberries or raspberries, these sweet, colorful finger fruits are sure to make your toddler or preschooler happy.
Your family can still enjoy the new, fun and exciting foods that come with traveling while maintaining a healthful eating plan. Here are a few tips to eat right while on summer vacation.
Before you put a burger on the grill, take these 12 safety precautions.
While you are teaching your kids to cook, be sure to include important ways to avoid getting a foodborne illness.
Having teeth doesn't mean children can handle all foods. Small, hard foods … slippery foods … and sticky foods can block the air passage, cutting off a child's supply of oxygen.
Newborns need little or no extra water. Except for periods of hot weather when your baby perspires, breast milk or infant formula usually supply enough fluid.
Have you ever wandered the supermarket or grocery store, confused by food labels, wishing you had someone to help you navigate the aisles and make healthier choices? Look for the supermarket registered dietitian!
Ring in a healthy new year by teaching kids the importance of food, nutrition and eating skills.
With special treats and family gatherings, the holidays are the perfect time to teach your child about cooking and nutrition.
Ready for your family to dig into that Thanksgiving turkey and all the trimmings? First make sure that everything is properly prepared.
You may feel like every kid at your child’s school has an allergy, or you may be managing this serious medical condition within your own family. Here’s what you need to know about one of the most common conditions affecting children in the U.S.
Cooking to proper internal temperatures can give your Thanksgiving dinner a winning formula. It not only ensures the safety of your holiday meat, it also helps ensure the taste.
Food additives have been used for centuries to improve and preserve the taste, texture, nutrition and appearance of food. Here’s a peak at a few categories and ingredients commonly used in the food supply and what they do.
Preparing homemade baby food lets parents expose babies to more flavors, which may help them become more adventurous eaters. And it's easier and cheaper than you might think.
Quick and convenient, more than 1500 varieties of canned foods appear on today's supermarket shelves offering everything from traditional fare to a variety of nutritionally positioned products such as sodium-free, low-fat, no-added-sugar and others.
There's a lot to know about feeding an infant and a toddler — and about ensuring a positive eating experience from day one. Which infant-feeding practices do you follow?
If you choose not to breast feed or to stop breast feeding before one year, meet your baby’s nutritional needs with iron-fortified formula.
If you look for child care, rank good nutrition, food-safety standards and active play high on your checklist with warm and caring staff, a safe environment, opportunities for development and self-expression.
In spite of the added work, some parents get satisfaction from preparing baby food themselves. However, that requires extra care to keep baby's food safe and to retain the nutrients from fresh foods.
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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