• Nutrition

    Teach Your Child How to Handle Food Pushing

    While friends and relatives who encourage bad eating habits may have the best intentions, they could be innocently contributing to several potential problems affecting your children. Learn how to address the issues delicately. View Article

  • Nutrition

    The Facts about Coconut Oil

    Coconut oil is high in saturated fat which may cause blood cholesterol levels to rise. While you don’t have to avoid coconut oil altogether, be cautious about how much you are using and limit your total intake of saturated fats. View Article

  • Weight Loss

    How to Talk to Kids about Weight

    In today's culture, weight is an extraordinarily sensitive subject, especially for children and teens. Deciding how to approach weight issues with young people deserves careful attention. View Article

  • Nutrition

    Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe for Kids?

    If you’re concerned about the amount of sugar in your child’s diet you might be wondering if artificial sweeteners are a smart alternative. Despite what you may have heard, artificial sweeteners don’t cause birth defects or cancer and they aren't linked to behavior problems. View Article

  • Diseases and Conditions

    Body Image and Young Women

    Young women can fall into the trap of wanting to look like super-thin models or television personalities. These unrealistic goals can lead to an unhealthy body image and low self-esteem, not to mention disordered eating behaviors. View Article