kids nutrition

It is important that we give our children the best start in life. Because we all know what kids would eat if it was up to them! Here are ten pieces on kids nutrition to inform and guide you.
In Kid Speak, words like “vegetable,” “healthy,” “nutritious,” and “balanced” are equivalent to words that just can’t be printed on this website. What can a parent do?
We have a responsibility to protect children - all of us. We have to step up as a society and care for our children and get them well.
When Ricardo's son Renzo was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, the family switched to eating gluten and casein free - but they all still train jiu jitsu.
It’s time for us to make an effort to stop the vicious cycle of teen (and adult) obesity and encourage the future of our nation to take stock in themselves and their health.
Children who never watch TV during lunch or dinner are less likely to be overweight. And kids who skip meals are more likely to be overweight. New research points to our kids needing better habits.
Mexican American children are 60% more likely to be overweight. Scientists studied a population of Mexican American kids to determine what parenting methods could lead to better eating habits.
A new study looked at different tactics used by parents to get their children to eat well, and determined which were most effective. Cleaning your plate turns out not to be the best idea.
Being overweight has an enormous impact on children, physically, mentally, and emotionally. What can we do to change the obesity trend? Here are 5 ideas you can implement with the kids in your life.
In a study of over 1800 students, those who ate breakfast were least likely to be obese. They were also more physically active and less depressed. Is breakfast eating a predictor of good health?
You know sugar is bad for you, but do you know what excessive sugar intake does to your child? And that it is as powerful as cocaine addition? Find out how sugar affects the brain of your child.
One day I realized that my baby liked Cheerios more than vegetables, and I knew something had to change. Here's what worked and what didn't for our family's version of the "paleo challenge."
There are many facets of food justice, the most basic being that no one should go hungry. The current rise of food justice is about low-income communities having a right to accessible fresh foods.
Sports drinks may seem like a healthier kid’s beverage than soda and other sugary beverages, but that’s not necessarily the case. In fact, many schools are banning them altogether.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend all exclusively breastfed babies receive iron supplements. Why would the AAP make this recommendation? Find out the low-down on babies and iron.