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Explore nutrition tips, kids’ meal plans, kids’ activities, recipes and more from pediatric nutritionist, Melissa Halas, MA, RDN, CDE.


Boost your brain and body power and your family’s health with superfoods you and your kids will love.

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Delicious Nectarine Benefits

Learn about nectarine benefits and how to include this tasty fruit in your family’s diet. Did you know that California

Benefits of Blueberries

Want to help keep your kids’ minds sharp, their bones strong, and prevent chronic diseases? Learn about the benefits of

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Buckwheat a Gluten-Free Super Food

Yes, buckwheat is, in fact, gluten-free and is a nutrition powerhouse! Learn about the fine points of buckwheat — what

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10 DIY Homemade Tea Recipes

Ending the day with a flavorful cup of tea can be an enjoyable new routine for the whole family.  One

Pumpkin Day

Learn how pumpkin can be a tasty and nutritious addition to your kid’s diet with these meal ideas! Did you