Dairy products are an important part of the diet because in addition to providing carbohydrate, protein, and sometimes fat, they provide a wealth of vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin D.
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It’s never too soon to start teaching kids healthy eating habits. Try these practical tips from a pediatric dietitian.
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You don’t have the time (or desire) to make a sandwich that looks like a bunny rabbit. We get it. But you can still create fun, healthy lunches. Skip the preservative-filled pre-packaged lunch combos and instead go with a bento box to cover all the food groups.