Thursday, March 23, 2017
Got chocolate milk? A popular choice among both children and adults, the beverage is not only yummy but also good for you. All milk, flavored or not, has the same unique combination of essential nutrients.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Kids tend to be picky eaters, so it can be difficult to make sure they get all the nutrients they need – not only to keep them fueled throughout the day, but to build their growing bodies.
Friday, March 3, 2017
As a mom and a registered dietitian, I’m often asked how to get kids to eat healthier. Now, that’s a trick question, because there’s no magic bullet to help kids eat better.
Monday, February 27, 2017
As far back as I can remember, I have loved all things dairy:
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Many children, especially those from families of lower income, depend on school meals for the majority of their nutrition. Fortunately, schools are meeting high nutrition standards. Plus, schools are getting really creative to get kids excited about healthy foods.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
More than 46 million Americans – including 12 million children – rely on Feeding America food bank donations every year. If we each helped just a little bit, we could make a huge difference. So what kinds of foods do they need most? Which of their shelves need stocking?
Friday, February 3, 2017
How many sodas do you drink every day? One? Two? Five?
Sunday, January 29, 2017
If you’re a parent, you know how hard it can be to get a healthy meal together for your kids. Imagine having to do that for 70,000 kids twice a day, every day.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
She’s having trouble keeping her grades up. He just can’t sit still. Maybe they’re disruptive; maybe they’re easily frustrated. And you don’t know what to do. You know you have a smart kid, a good kid. So why are they acting out?
Sunday, January 15, 2017
My son started kindergarten this year. One of the new adventures he was most excited about was buying school lunch. You might be surprised to hear that I was excited about the same thing. Why? Because I know it is a healthy choice.
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