How to Make Healthier Kids' Snacks Instilling good eating habits in our children is essential. Helping your child get into the habit of healthy snacking is a routine that they are likely to carry with them into their adult years. With obesity on the rise, eating the right foods is more important now than ever.
Non-Dairy Calcium Rich Foods for Growing Children Calcium is an essential nutrient in every child’s diet, and milk and dairy products are one of the best dietary sources of calcium. However, many people avoid dairy, and it is possible for your child to grow into a strong and healthy adult without milk.
The Nutritional Needs of School Age Children Rapid growth marks the infancy and puberty stages of a person’s life, but children experience slow growth during school going stage, which comes in between infancy and puberty. Read on for an overview of nutrition and school age children.
Making Sure Your Child is Getting Enough Iron Children need iron for many reasons - but exactly how much is enough? How do you know that your child is eating enough food sources of iron? Meeting the iron requirements for children is critical, but mineral balance doesn't have to be complicated, in fact, it's as simple as a healthy diet.
How Important is Magnesium for Children? It is no surprise that children need calcium for strong teeth and bones, as well as proper growth. What about magnesium? Magnesium is essential for children, but not only for bone health - this mineral acts as an instigator and regulator for many of the body's critical functions.
Healthy Eating for Children With childhood obesity continuing to rise, healthy eating for children must become a priority for both parents and schools. With a bit of education, knowledge, and guidance, children and their families can eat healthy - starting today.
5 Creative Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies We all know how difficult it can be to get the recommended daily dose of veggies into our kids. Even if you’re blessed with a child who isn’t a picky eater, it can still be a chore. Here are 5 creative ways to get that good stuff down the hatch and tips on how to be sure your attempts are a success.