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Children and Infant Nutrition
Children and infants have nutritional requirements and needs that are unique to their rapidly growing bodies. Here at the Diet & Nutrition Channel you’ll find expert advice on feeding your children the right stuff to keep them healthy and active. You’ll find tips to get fussy children to eat vegetables, discussions over the health benefits of breastfeeding vs. formula, whether your teen is getting the nutrients they need and more.
Does your child whine “I’m not hungry” every time meals are served? Are you worried that your child might starve or end up malnourished because he won’t eat his vegetables? You are not alone.
Hot dogs, chicken nuggets, pizza, French fries…Sound like typical takeout fare? Actually, these are some of the foods that are served in today’s cafeterias for lunch. But are school lunches contributing to diabetes? Read on to find out.
The risk of diseases from eating unhealthy school lunches is very real, so it is important to understand what the causes are in order to avoid them.
As time goes on, more and more children are becoming obese. Are school lunches and childhood obesity somehow related? Find out whether schools are serving meals that are in compliance with the National Student Lunch Program and what it means if they aren’t
Obesity is no doubt the result of poor eating habits but banning junk food in schools may not be such a good idea after all. Keep reading to find out why.
Teaching kids the value of good nutrition and eating habits has many benefits, such as maintaining a healthy weight and keeping an active, positive outlook towards living. Help children to be their best by giving them the proper tools to make good choices with their own nutrition as they grow.
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.
When kindergarten children need a snack, you may be tempted to give them packs of fruit chews or cracker packs. Snacks for young children do not have to be boring or ordinary. Take a few minutes to prepare some of these kindergarten snack ideas that are healthy and nourishing.
When the holidays roll around, use your culinary creativity to come up with several healthy Christmas snacks for kids to keep the little ones happy and fed while awaiting the big day.