Browsing the "healthy kids" Tag

EA Free is the New BPA Free

February 19th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

If you're avoiding BPA because of its endocrine-disrupting properties, there's a new plastic label that may be even better: EA free.


How Recess Helps Kids Eat Healthier

February 4th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

A recent study found that simply scheduling recess before lunch led school kids to eat 54 percent more vegetables? Here's how parents can benefit from these findings


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!



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