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Minnie Mouse Gets Way Too Skinny!

Parents want to ensure their parenting style has long-term positive effects on their children’s emotional and physical well-being. Talking about weight and health in the…


Flying Veggies -Making Food Fun

Flying vegetables anyone? Have fun making food art with your kids and increase the likelihood of them eating more veggies. Let their imagination and appetite…


Tips for Keeping Your Kids Fit and at a Healthy Weight

Stock your refrigerator with ready to eat fruits and vegetables—fresh, frozen, or canned. If buying canned veggies, keep your heart healthy by assuring no sodium…


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…


Nutrition Tips for Parents to Help Their Kids Live Healthy

Start incorporating these healthy eating habits today that will last a lifetime: Model It – Walk the walk and talk the talk.  Give your kids…


A Veggie Recipe Kids Will Love

I recently received a Nutrition Question, through Ask the Nutritionist (RD) on superkidsnutrition.com, “What else can I give my kids at dinner aside from carrots…


Tips for Taming Your Elementary-School-Aged Child’s Hunger

A hungry child can be a sign of a growing child.  As a child grows and develops their calorie needs increase. Foods have a purpose…


A Mom’s Influence on a Child’s Weight

As noted by the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, rates of obesity in children ages 2 to 5 have more than doubled since…


How to Work with Kid’s Taste Buds

Kids taste preferences can vary from their parents.  Offer them foods you may not like, try not to bring in your own food preferences or…


Obese 3-Year-olds Show Early Warning Signs for Upcoming Heart Disease

A study published this month in Pediatrics found that obese children as young as 3 years old have elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker…