In a country filled with readily available processed and high-calorie foods, our eating habits have changed greatly – and so has kids’ liking of fruits and veggies.
Fructose is naturally present in most fruits and some vegetables, but it’s also found in many processed foods and drinks, such as candy, juice, soda and snack foods, making it difficult to avoid.
The AHA says it is issuing the guidelines because studies have consistently found a link between added sugars and conditions that lead to cardiovascular disease.
This school year, think beyond your boring, brown-bagged PB&J. How? It’s simple with these mix-and-match options from Cleveland Clinic Children’s dietitian Jennifer Willoughby, RD.
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Parents often confuse lactose intolerance with milk allergy, and although the two have similar symptoms, they are very different conditions.
The new and improved labels will make it easier for you to eat more nutritiously and spot added sugar.
“Mom, I want a snack!” It’s inevitable. Be prepared with this quick, portable trail mix recipe. Bonus? You’ll love it, too.
Some kinds are underweight despite parents’ best efforts to feed them well. A registered dietitian talks about how you can tell if a child is truly underweight and she offers tips to help a child gain weight the healthy way.
Our kids learn from our actions. They learn both the good and bad, while also paying attention to how parents navigate the world.
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.