As with vitamins, a well-balanced diet will provide your child with the necessary minerals for a healthy life. Consult first with your pediatrician if you think your child needs any type of supplement.
Gluten is a protein found in certain grains like wheat, barley and rye and is harmless for most children - with the exception... more »
For preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, the meals may be small but there are big lessons to learn about lifelong healthy dining ... more »
Studies consistently show that kids are not getting the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables. Red, sweet, juicy strawberries... more »
In addition to being a tasty treat, watermelon is a good source of vitamins A and C and contains lycopene, fiber and potassium... more »
You want your children to eat healthfully, but what's good for you may not be good for your kids. In particular, adults and... more »
Bright red color, sweet, succulent flavor—do field-fresh strawberries conjure up wonderful sense-ations of spring? 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.
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