Browsing the "healthy kids" Tag

7 Healthier Easter Treats for Kids

March 31st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Easter is coming up in just a few weeks. Are you dreading the sugary, GMO-packed candy? Try some of these healthier Easter treats for kids that you can make at home!

Fighting Childhood Obesity by Focusing on Mom’s Diet

May 31st, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

We know that childhood obesity is a serious health problem here in the U.S., but getting to the root of the issue is going to take some doing. Researchers at Michigan State University recently published a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that looks at lower income families and how moms' food habits affect their kids

Enhance Nutrition of your Kids’ Sack Lunch

April 21st, 2011 | by Rachel Fox, RD

We are all aware of the increasingly poor options for school provided lunches. This may not necessarily be the schools' fault. Funding for lunches has become a large problem, especially for healthy foods. In most cases packing a sack lunch for your children is the healthiest option. Or is it? Follow these tips to be sure your child's lunch is most nutritious

Great Idea: Edible Abacus for Kids

March 3rd, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Kids love to play with their food. Rather than scold them, Aleena from The Hokey Pokey Kitchen put this tendency to good use and created an edible abacus for her little ones.

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