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Nutrition Concerns


Revealed! Alarming Facts about Teens Sugar Intake

Teens require additional nutrients because they are going through an intensive growth and maturation period. Iron and calcium are especially important.. Low-fat milk is a…


Tips for College Students’ Healthy Weight Management

It’s the new year, and sometimes college students come home during winter break with a few extra pounds. Entering college is a pivotal transitional period…


Allergy-Friendly Snacks and Treats For Kids

If you are a parent of a child with food allergies, finding healthy allergen-free food options can be taxing. Growing up with food allergies doesn’t…


Cancer Prevention Starts with Kids

When we hear the words high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or heart disease, we often imagine older adults, not children! But with today’s technology, we…


Sugary Drink Advertising to Kids

Food Advertising to Children and Teens (f.a.c.t.s) Sugary drink marketing to youth has made some progress but there remains much room for improvement. The research…


How to Stop Companies from Marketing Sugary Drinks to Kids

Today, kids are taking in too much sugar. Further efforts are needed to improve the beverage marketing environment to support, rather than harm, young people’s…


Surprisingly Sneaky New Forms of Marketing

Do you know what’s influencing your kids’ beverage choices! You may be surprised to find out of the techniques they are using to reach your…


What Are Your Kids Eating At School? The Scoop on School Nutrition

It is not surprising that parents are always asking about school lunch since children spend a good portion of their day at school. Parents want…


Give Your Kids a Healthy Head Start – Healthy Talk, Treats and Mealtime

More than one in ten children ages 2-5 are obese in the United States. This shocking information comes from the latest State of Obesity Report…


Saying No to Fad Diets as a Family

Have you seen the recent news on Congress scolding celebrity physicians? If you’ve fallen for a diet fad, join the crowd – many Americans have. So how…


Free Meals for Kids During Summer Break!

Each day across America, over 30 million students receive a lunch funded by the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Seventy percent of these, roughly 21…


7 Tips for Managing Picky Eaters

What a surprise I had yesterday when I was preparing dinner. My 16-year old son said “Hey, Mom, isn’t that the salmon I like?” To top it…


N is for Nutrition: Childhood Obesity and Schools

The average American child spends over 1,600 hours in the school environment a year — it is no wonder that an overwhelming number of Americans…


Why Trash Talking Your Body is a No-No

Far too often, women stand in front of their bedroom mirrors and criticize their bodies, saying things such as, “My thighs look huge in these…


Healthy Kids Today -Prevent Cancer Tomorrow

What if you could protect your child from developing cancer later in life? YOU CAN — starting with their next meal! Teaching your child healthy…