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7 Easy Ways to Lighten Up Your Family’s Holiday

This holiday season doesn’t have to be disastrous to your diet. You and your family can eat healthily and enjoy your favorites too! Here are…


Healthy Food Substitutions for Kids’ Favorite Junk Foods

Kids love sugar — it’s actually a scientific fact we’re born with a sweet tooth. So, it’s totally normal for kids to reach for a…


A Chinese Inspired Meal Plan for Busy Teens

Sometimes you are busy at work or errands and making a home cooked meal for your active high schooler just isn’t going to happen. While…


What Parents Need to Know About Appetite and Weight Concerns

Kids’ appetites vary day to day, and parents often worry if their child is getting too much or not enough. For some kids, their appetite…


Ways to Make Exercise Fun for Busy Parents 

Stuck in an exercise rut? Feel like you’re in a workout funk? Switch things up by trying one of these super fun, extra easy suggestions!…


Get Razzed About Frozen Raspberries!

Check out our new free Super Crew activity, “Get Razzed About Frozen Raspberries,”  perfect to keep kids occupied while cooking dinner and packed with tasty…


Dietary Tips to Protect Your Child’s Teeth

It may be surprising to learn that dental problems in primary (baby) teeth can affect the growth of permanent (adult) teeth.  Aside from being painful, tooth abscesses…


Hydrating Your Child or Teenage Athlete

Hydration is something you don’t want to overlook for young athletes. A few starter tips to ensure your child is ready for the heat and…


Fitting Exercise into Your Family’s Schedule

Over the past twenty years, overweight amongst children and teens has doubled. Furthermore, overweight has been linked to an increased risk for type 2 diabetes…


Seven Steps to a Successful Brown Bag Lunch

With school back in full swing, it’s important to send kids to school with a healthy, delicious lunch.  Packing your child’s lunch can be easy…


25 Tips for Your Picky Eater

Getting your picky eater to try new foods can be a major challenge. Luckily, there are several ways you can change their habits, making mealtime…


What Happened to Physical Education?

Remember your childhood years of playing tag, racing friends on big wheels, and meeting the neighborhood kids at the local playground or creek? Remember daily…


Answers to Meal Time Dilemmas from Nutrition Experts

It’s no secret that kids’ preferences and moods can change day to day. Some days, little ones are cute and cuddly and other days they…


Real Solutions to Picky Eaters and Food Texture Concerns

It can seem difficult to navigate mealtime, as food likes and dislikes appear to be forever changing. Sometimes you’re at a loss for words. Didn’t…


Omega-What? A Quick Introduction to Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Typically, people aren’t thrilled by eating things that have the word “fat” in their name, but in the case of omega-3 fatty acids, we have…