Browsing the "healthy kids" Tag

Healthy Kids Eat ‘Grown-Up Food’ and Like It

December 10th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

As parents, we want a better life for our kids. We want to raise healthy kids who don’t ever experience that 3 o’clock slump that as adults we often fight off with caffeine and sugar. We want our children to eat better and to like it


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



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