Fifth and sixth graders at Pacific Elementary prepare lunch for the whole school using food they grew in the school’s garden classroom. And they do it every day.
Did you know that Mister Rogers was a vegetarian? It’s true! He didn’t talk about it directly on the show, but in one episode on healthy eating, he shows off some very 80s meat alternatives.
Yet another hospital is reaping the benefits of fresh vegetables and fresh air. Meet the community garden at Florida’s Homestead Hospital.
Sippy cups made with BPA free plastic are no safer than any other sippy cup. The reason? The chemical used to replace BPA is also an endocrine disruptor.
New research suggests that cutting sugar improves kids’ health, even if they don’t cut calories or lose weight.
A new Aurora urban farm is an educational facility. Students will help plant, nurture, and harvest the produce, which will benefit area low-income families.
Turn an old coffee container into a DIY toy blender for your kid’s play kitchen. Then kick back, and watch the pretend play unfold!
Okay, so as every parent knows, kids are pure evil. I’ve watched my daughter torture cherry tomatoes like they were on trial for war crimes. (Just mine? Really?) But here’s proof that it’s not just your kid (or mine) who’s the devil incarnate: They’re throwing away perfectly good-for-them fruits and vegetables. Duh, you’re thinking, right? That’s not news. What kid doesn’t scoff at Brussels sprouts? But mommies and daddies, now we have actual SCIENCE to back us up. Pass the wine.
Probiotics are getting some good press lately (and some bad). This probiotics guide dives into what they are, what they do, and how to eat more probiotics.
A new Duke University study suggests that childhood hunger could have genetic impacts that lasts for generations.
Store-bought bug juice is not exactly a healthy drink. Instead of giving your kid a squeezy bottle full of artificial colors, flavors, and refined sugars, try this bug juice recipe, frozen into super fun popsicles.
There’s a new study about food and anxiety that some folks are calling “The Pickle Study.” But can eating pickles really help ease social anxiety?
Your toddler’s gut flora may be contributing to some of that terrible twos behavior, according to new research published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.