Artificial sweeteners give foods a sweet taste with no sugar and little to no calories. But are they safe and appropriate for kids to consume? A dietitian weighs in.
Artificial food dyes are everywhere, but you may not realize how they are affecting your kids. Some research suggests food coloring causes ADHD or even cancer. Our dietitian breaks it down and offers ways you can minimize risk.
Parents know a healthy diet is key for their child’s growth and development. But now, recommendations are saying what your child drinks matters just as much as what they eat.
Should you worry if your baby started out in the 90th percentile but as a toddler is barely in the 20th? Growth looks different for every kid. Here’s what to look for, including some possible reasons your child’s weight and height may differ from their peers.
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The grocery store aisles are overrun with on-the-go, kid-friendly finger foods — and most are highly processed and full of preservatives. But there are healthy choices as well. Choose from our list of 20 unprocessed foods and feel good about what your kids put in their mouths.
Has your child caught the running bug? Heed these tips to keep your little runner safe and happy.
Is sugar really that bad for your kids? What’s wrong with using M&Ms for potty training, or with keeping kids occupied with candy while you shop? Two pediatricians share their sugar guidelines.
Poor weight gain is an common problem for children. Find out likely causes and when to seek help.
Don’t despair. You can take steps – at home and with the help of your primary care provider or a registered dietitian – to help combat the issue.
New guidelines say no juice for babies. For older kids, juice can be a healthy part of your child’s diet, but too much can cause problems. Find out why.