• Allergies and Intolerances

    Reducing the Risk of Food Allergies

    Food allergies get lots of attention, so it's natural to wonder about the potential harm to your child. While reactions to food can be serious, it's important to know the facts and what you can do to reduce your child's risk. View Article

  • Pregnancy

    Formula Basics for Healthy Babies

    Although there are numerous benefits to breastfeeding, and it is recommended exclusively by many health organizations until at least six months of age, there may be circumstances when infant formula is chosen instead. View Article

  • Nutrition

    Fake a Homemade Dinner

    If you don't have time to whip up a homemade meal, you can still enjoy all the benefits of a family dinner. Here are four speedy meals you can dish up without breaking a sweat. View Article

  • Weight Loss

    5 Ways to Promote a Positive Body Image for Kids

    Whatever their size or weight, children can develop either a positive or negative view of their bodies as early as preschool. It's up to parents and other adult role models to play a pivotal role in promoting a positive body image for children. View Article

  • Vitamins and Supplements

    Do Kids Need Omega-3 Fats?

    In recent years, omega-3 fatty acids have become something of a nutrition star. But what are they and what can they do for a growing child's body? View Article

  • Pregnancy

    Breastfeeding Basics for New Moms

    Breast milk's unique antibodies help protect infants from numerous illnesses and diseases. Breastfeeding also helps reduce a nursing mother's risk of diabetes, breast and ovarian cancers and post-partum depression. View Article

  • Celebrate

    Resources for Parents and Kids

    Learn more about how your family can shop smart, cook healthy and eat right this Kids Eat Right Month™ with healthy recipes, articles, videos, tips and more. View Article

  • Celebrate

    Resources for Community Leaders

    Neighborhood and faith-based organizations are well-positioned to initiate and coordinate Kids Eat Right Month™ activities that encourage healthy living and well-being. View Article

  • Celebrate

    Resources for Schools

    This Kids Eat Right Month™, principals, teachers and parents can work together to make schools healthier places to learn through nutrition and physical activity. View Article

  • Celebrate

    What Is Kids Eat Right Month™?

    Kids Eat Right Month™ is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' and the Academy Foundation's chance to highlight the fight for our children's healthy future. Celebrate with us this August. View Article

  • Diseases and Conditions

    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Diet

    Autism Spectrum Disorders is a complex developmental and neurological condition that typically appears during the first three years of life. People with ASD often repeat behaviors which can affect eating habits and food choices. View Article

  • Planning and Prep

    Culinary Lingo

    Braise, broil, poach, simmer — what does it all mean? Here are the basics of some common cooking techniques to help you learn the lingo. View Article

  • Nutrition

    Breakfast: Key to Growing Healthy

    Breakfast is an important meal for growing children. Studies show that breakfast eaters tend to have higher school attendance, less tardiness and fewer hunger-induced stomach aches. Whether they eat at home or at school, be sure your children eat a nutritious breakfast every day. View Article