Being a picky eater, a developmental stage also called neophobia, can be a natural state for young children. Learn the nine phrases that will turn your picky eater into a more adventurous one. more »
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 »
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 »
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. more »
Feeding your baby directly from the food jar can introduce bacteria from your baby's mouth to the spoon and into the food. more »
Eating a healthy breakfast can help your teen get more nutrition and even perform better at school. Check out these five... more »
While friends and relatives who encourage bad eating habits may have the best intentions, they could be innocently contributing... more »
If you struggle to get your toddler or preschooler to eat at the kitchen table, why not take it outside and enjoy a pic... more »
With a new school year here, send your child to class with safe and healthy lunches with these easy tips more »
It seems harmless. While making cookies, you decide to taste the dough. But regardless of how good it tastes, you are taking... more »
Popcorn can be a healthy snack if it’s not loaded with butter, salt or high calorie add-ons. more »
This classic combo is tasty, simple and satisfying. Add a drizzle of balsamic vinegar on top for extra flavor. more »
A sweet balsamic vinegar and apple juice glaze makes Brussels sprouts a kid-pleasing vegetable. more »
Crab cakes are a popular dish, but not always practical or affordable. This quick and easy recipe uses salmon and other ingredients... 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.
Keep all your favorite Kids Eat Right recipes in one place.
Kids Eat Right is a joint initiative between:
Join us in making quality nutrition a reality for all kids.
Printed from the www.kidseatright.org website.
© 2014 All rights reserved. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics