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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 ChooseMyPlate.gov 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…


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…


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?…


Feeding Your Infant or Toddler: Avoiding Picky Eaters

According to a study on sources of energy and nutrients in the diets of infants and toddlers published in the ADA, infants and toddlers are…


How You Can Help Your Kids Eat More Produce

Do your children hate eating fruits and vegetables? Whether a child eats fruits and vegetable or not, doesn’t just depend on his/her preference only –…