Nutrition: Big Kids
Ask AdviceMama Dear AdviceMama, I have a very difficult time getting my 5-year-old and 9-year-old to eat healthy snacks. All they want are things like potato chip...When you offer your children good food to snack on, try not to come across as though you care so much about whether they eat it.
The Agriculture and Health and Human Services departments are telling those 51 and older to reduce daily sodium intake. Credit: Corbis ...That's the advice to consumers - and the food industry - as the government issues new dietary guidelines, which are the recommendations behind the popular food pyramid.
New federal standards could have your kids eating healthier at school. Credit: AP WASHINGTON (AP) - Schoolchildren would have to hold t...Your kids may be swapping apples for fries under new school lunch guidelines.
Do Happy Meals ads work too well? Credit: Eric Risberg, AP The Center for Science in the Public Interest has filed a lawsuit claiming th...The Center for Science in the Public Interest has filed a lawsuit claiming that McDonald's Happy Meal ads are simply too tempting for children.
Decrease the buzz, increase the Zzzs. Credit: Melanie Conner/Getty Images Baffled by your child's sleep issues? Try cutting the caffeine...A new study found that the more caffeine kids drank, the less they slept.
President Barack Obama, center, with first lady Michelle Obama, right, applaud after the president signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of ...Thousands more children would eat lunches and dinners at school and all school food would become more nutritious under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Monday.
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