Do color additives cause behavioral problems in children or add to the problems associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?
As summer comes to an end and the school year nears, take time to refocus your efforts as a family to ensure your children’s nutrition and physical activity habits are ready for the year ahead.
Even if you’re struggling to pay your bills, there are resources available to help you and your family eat nutritious meals.
Poor food choices or restricting food to lose weight are two common reasons many teens don't consume enough iron when they need it the most.
it's easy to prepare healthful, gluten-free meals for your family without breaking the bank.
Whether it’s a blizzard, hurricane, earthquake or tornado, you want to be prepared when a disaster strikes. That’s especially true when caring for a child with special needs.
Caring for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be challenging on many levels. And healthy eating is no exception.
This year, school meals are getting a whole new look. Thanks to the USDA’s new Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, school meals are now looking a lot more like MyPlate, the government’s roadmap for healthy eating.
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!
Whether your children are strict vegans (they eat nothing that comes from animals), vegetarians or part-time vegetarians, they’ll find more choices to fit their needs and tastes in the school cafeteria.
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.
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.
If your child eats a variety of foods, supplements may not be needed. However, if you're unsure about your child's nutrient intake, get expert advice.
Many factors contribute to weight problems in children.
Looking for someone who will look out for your kid’s health during the school day? Look no further than the registered dietitian (RD).
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.
Parents are children's biggest influences when it comes to healthy behaviors, so provide your kids with opportunities for family fun. You can help your children learn to make healthier food choices and engage in regular physical activity by being a good role model.
When it comes to excelling on the playing field, what young athletes eat can make a huge difference.
Does your child have a food allergy or intolerance? Partner with your school’s food service and nutrition staff (many of whom are registered dietitians) to find safe and nutritious options.
When it comes to fuel, the demands of high school ice hockey players are great. Consuming optimal foods and fluids both on and off the ice is essential.
While milk was once the go-to gulp for most kids, it’s increasingly being pushed to the sidelines, with the average child drinking between 5 and 10 ounces of sweetened soft drinks a day instead.
Studies show that breakfast eaters tend to have higher school attendance, less tardiness and fewer hunger-induced stomach aches in the morning, which means fewer trips to the school nurse.
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.
The school cafeteria just got a whole lot healthier. Earlier this year, the USDA launched the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act designed to improve the nutrition of 32 million schoolchildren nationwide.
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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