The Carrot Seed

This book is a great introduction to elementary agriculture. Children learn how seeds are cultivated and that the green tops come out of the land first! Story by Ruth Krauss Pictures by Crockett Johnson What is the book about? The Carrot Seed tells the story a young boy who plants a carrot seed and tends to […]

Jo Ann Tatum Hattner, MPH, RD and Probiotics

Hear what nutrition expert Jo Ann Tatum Hattner, MPH, RD has to say about including probiotics in your child’s diet. Based on her pediatric practice and current research from her book Gut Insight, you’ll learn just how easy it is for your children to reap the health benefits for their growing immune systems. What should […]

Interview with Andrea Giancoli, MPH, RD

SuperKids Nutrition spoke with school nutrition and policy expert and spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, Andrea Giancoli, MPH, RD about the hot topic of School Lunch. Jamie Oliver has been making some great changes to the school food service programs in West Virginia. What are some of the changes that you have made to […]

The Tale of Kale

Kale is a dark leafy green vegetable that contains lots of healthy nutrients. Why is Kale so great? Kale has a high amount of good nutrients including Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and fiber. Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that contains carotenoids, plays a role in cell development and aids in immunity (1). Carotenoids are […]

Cherry Berry Bliss

Learn about the benefits of cherries, how to choose the best ones, and ways to include them in your snacks and meals. Cherries are delicious little red balls that contain a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and the building blocks of muscle known as amino acids. There are many different types of amino acids; […]