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.
The incidence of childhood obesity is now at epidemic levels. Should the government intervene by placing overweight children in foster care?
Obesity is an issue that if not dealt with properly could cause lifelong consequences or even shorten a child’s life. Let’s face it, there won’t always be people standing over your child making sure they eat right and exercise. Teach them now and ensure success. Here are some tools to help.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Public schools provide meals to school children to ensure young kids are getting the nutrition they need, but how nutritional are school lunches? Are they living up to current nutritional standards?
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.
Preparing healthy school lunches for your children is a snap when you simply make sure to pack something from each of the five food groups covered in this article. Read on for easy-to-use advice on school lunches.
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