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Sports drinks and flavored milk are everyday beverage choices for most kids, but are they doing more harm than good?
Eco-friendly, reusable lunch bags are making 'brown bagging it' a near obsolete trend, but recent research suggests that harmful bacteria may be festering in these green bags.
Here's what parents need to know about taking their children to restaurants.
Here are five brain foods and snack ideas for kids to help them do their best in the classroom and beyond.
Here are the top store-bought healthy snacks you can feel good about throwing into your child's lunchbox last minute.
Raise healthy children without the 'D word': diet!
Make a healthy self-serve station in your refrigerator and have control over what your family is snacking on. Start by making these delicious snacks!
Learn more about a new disorder wreaking havoc on children's health.
Another day, another junk food debate; from boycotting bake sales to banning sodas, many educators have joined the national fight against obesity. But should junk food be banned at schools?
As a parent, it's no secret that fast food isn't ideal - but sometimes it's the only option! Find out how to navigate the drive-thru with healthier fast food.
Think twice before you reach for that soda. The latest research says high-fructose corn syrup could be a contributing factor in America's obesity epidemic.
Do you know which snack food ingredients are good, and which just sound good? Get the facts on the most common snack food ingredients and marketing buzzwords.
Here are ten easy, kid-friendly lunches guaranteed to sneak veggies into your child's diet without straining your budget.
America is facing an obesity epidemic. So why are school cafeterias dishing out delivery pizza and brand-name burgers?
What are the worst kids foods out there? Not coincidentally, many of them are the ones that are the most aggressively marketed to kids. Read this list of the top 10 worst foods to put in a kid's lunch box this school, put together by nutrition expert Brandi Thompson. Not only will you learn what so-called treats to avoid, but you will also learn about many healthy alternatives that your kid may enjoy just as much!
If you're raising a child with a vegetarian or vegan diet, you should pay special attention to make sure he has plenty of these nutrients.
When kindergarteners help out in the kitchen, they're learning math, science, reading, and social skills.
Know about the latest new-age foods? Better catch up!
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