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School Age Kids


The Truth About What Kids Are Really Eating

Do more berries and broccoli mean less candy and cake? A recent study explored the answer to this question. The study investigated whether eating more…


Sample Day of Meals for a 6-Year-Old Child

What’s for dinner? And breakfast, lunch, and snack…  Wondering what your school-aged child should be eating?  Below is a sample day of meals, along with…


Sample Day of Meals for a 4-Year Old Child

Four years old is such a fun age! Your little one is full of so many questions! This is a great time to get your…


A Thirst for Change in Schools

Childhood obesity and diabetes are hot topics right now—as are a number of other health risks that result from taking in too many extra calories.…


Meet the Super Crew

Meet the Super Crew®, a cast of superhero kids who get special powers from eating healthy, colorful foods. These focus group tested and approved characters…


Fast Food May Affect Academic Success

New research is adding to the list of grievances against fast food; a recent study shows student fast food consumption may be linked to slower…


Raising Healthy Eaters Through School Nutrition Education

I’m often contacted to speak to organizations about how to teach nutrition to kids in and out of the classroom and make healthy eating fun and…


Fight Off The Freshman 15

Many college freshmen fear the dreaded “freshman 15,” and it’s no wonder why! Class schedules, limited places to prepare nutritious meals, decline in quality sleep,…


Swapping Lunchbox Sweets: Healthy “Desserts” for Lunchtime

Whether it’s school or summer camp, the daily lunch-packing ritual reigns. Along with making sandwiches and packing snacks, the nagging question remains:  When I pack…


Fun Healthy Activities for Kids

Healthy Holiday Fun for Kids! Healthy Halloween Activities! All Ages – Family and School Fun Kids Activities The Super Crew’s Fun and Tasty Recipe Activities…


Rethink That Drink

Teens, by nature, are very social. They thrive on “hanging out” with their friends at restaurants, juice bars and coffee and teahouses – all of which revolve…


The Truth About Trans Fat

Trans fat has recently been identified as the most harmful of all dietary fats, and for good reason. Saturated fat, the artery-clogging, “bad” LDL cholesterol-raising fat found…


Building a Healthy Body Image

Building a Healthy Body Image What is “body image”? Body image is what you see when you look in the mirror or how you picture yourself…


Children’s Choices of Beverages Today

The variety of beverages Americans, including children, drink has changed markedly in the past few decades. We’ve witnessed an explosion of choices: regular soda, fruit…


Six Quick Meals Kids Love

Parents are always looking for new meal ideas that are quick and easy to fit their busy schedules. Here is a list of healthy meal…


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