Browsing the "healthy kids" Tag

Healthy Lunches for Kids in Daycare Programs May Require a Note from a Doctor

September 22nd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Sending your children off to a daycare with some healthy food may not be as simple as it sounds if your child’s daycare participates in the federal Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP). The program is making it difficult for parents to pack healthy lunches for kids because it hinders funding for the program, which daycare programs rely on


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



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