Fiber intakes are low among both children and adults, according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. This neglected nutrient might help prevent obesity, some cancers, type 2 diabetes and heart... more »
Be a role model for your kids by participating with them in activities both outdoors and indoors and encourage participation in group sports under the guidance of a coach or leader. Here are some ideas... more »
Milk and dairy products are the main source of calcium in our diets, a critical mineral kids need to build strong bones, help muscles contract and transmit nerve impulses. Try these tips to get your kids... more »
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While the typical American breakfast can be a great way for kids to eat more whole grains, fruit and low fat dairy, take inspiration from breakfasts around the globe. They can help your children add other... more »
Yogurt comes in such an array of flavors and styles, the choices can be overwhelming. Here is a breakdown to help you select what’s best... more »
What should you do when your kids balk at the nutritious snacks you picked out for scouts, sports and other group activities? Should you... more »
Inspired by a lush Caribbean island with an abundance of tasty and nutritious food, Puerto Rican cuisine is filled with tropical fruits,... more »
Apples are known to be a great source of fiber, but can the same be said about applesauce and apple juice? more »
It seems harmless. While making cookies, you decide to taste the dough. But regardless of how good it tastes, you are taking a risk. more »
Compare nutrition facts on the product’s label to determine how much nutrition you’re getting for your food dollar. more »
Try this healthy and delicious popcorn next time you have family movie night at home more »
This classic combo is tasty, simple and satisfying. Add a drizzle of balsamic vinegar on top for extra flavor. more »
Crab cakes are a popular dish, but not always practical or affordable. This quick and easy recipe uses salmon and other ingredients that... more »
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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