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Kids Nutrition

Learn practical, time-tested ways to meet your kids’ nutritional needs and help them grow up happy and healthy.


Fun Ways to Teach Young Kids about MyPlate

Teaching your young kids about good nutrition with MyPlate can be super easy for parents and fun for kids! First take out a medium size…


How Should I Eat? A Quick Guide.

Vegetables group; Eat seasonal/colorful vegetables and feel super! Increase your vegetable consumption with fresh, frozen, dried or canned options. Choose colorful vegetables, such as dark…


What a Healthy Plate Looks Like for Your Age

The MyPlate shows how a healthy meal plate should look like for children and adults- only portion sizes change! Following the MyPlate guideline means eating…


4 Easy Ways to Highlight Fruits in Meals and Snacks!

Kudos to parents who succeed in getting their kids to eat fruits and vegetables! Sneaking them into sauces, pasta dishes and casseroles is one way…


Keeping Fruit Fresh, Inviting and On-the-Table

We’ve all been there: while grocery shopping, we promise ourselves we will eat more fresh fruits and so we stock up. But, then we get…


Top 10 Tips to Help Kids Discover the Wonder of Vegetables

MODEL YOUR VEGGIES: If you eat your veggies then your kids will eat theirs too. Research suggests the chances a child eats recommended amounts of…


Tips for Living with a Peanut or Tree Nut Allergy

People who are allergic to one type of nut have a higher chance of being allergic to another type of nut.  So, if your child…


Top 7 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

We all know that Halloween means candy but you can include some fun activities too!  Here are some tips on how to make this Halloween a little…


5 Quick Tips for Healthy Eating

Start Meatless Mondays — this is a great way to eat a variety of colors and textures in your diets. Start a family garden — you’ll…


How to Have Healthy Class Parties

Parents –Did You know you can help create healthier lives for your children? One step you can take is to help plan healthy classroom parties?…