Nutrition: Toddlers & Preschoolers


Sneak Veggies Into Your Kids' Meals

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Can't get your kids to eat their veggies?
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have a cunning plan. They suggest ...
Sneaky researchers say you can double your child's vegetable intake.

Healthy Snacks for Kids From Jillian Michaels

Leading health and wellness expert Jillian Michaels joined Marlo Thomas on Mondays with Marlo for a terrific chat about fitness, weight loss, self-imp...Here are ideas for some not-so-terrible "junk food" snacks.

Fight Fat Even in Toddlers, Report Warns

Credit: Keith Brofsky, Getty WASHINGTON (AP) - A food pyramid just for the under-2 set? Contrary to popular belief, children don't usua...Contrary to popular belief, children don't usually outgrow their baby fat.

Kids Really Only Need 2 Cups of Milk a Day, Study Says

Kids only need two cups of milk and not a gallon! Credit: Getty Images "Fresh, wholesome milk ... Vitamin D, calcium, essential for g...Researchers strike a balance between getting enough Vitamin D without risking iron deficiency.

First Lady Targets Healthy Habits for Toddler Set

First lady Michelle Obama visits CentroNia, a bilingual child care facility in Washington, Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Credit: Charles Dharap...Michelle Obama announced a new national initiative to encourage child care centers to promote healthy eating and exercise habits.

Prescription for Milk Allergies? Baked Goods

Cooked milk, baked into muffins, could wipe out milk allergies in children faster than just avoiding milk products entirely. Credit: Getty...Researchers find Muffin Connection that may help kids overcome milk allergies.

Food Pyramid Out, 'My Plate' in For Healthy Eating

A sample plate of the new food icon My Plate, is unveiled at the Agriculture Department. Credit: Susan Walsh, AP WASHINGTON (AP) - Ther...There's a new U.S. symbol for healthful eating: The Agriculture Department unveiled "My Plate" on Thursday, abandoning the food pyramid that had guided many Americans but merely confused others.

Researchers Take Aim at Energy and Sports Drinks

Energy and sports drinks often contain dangerously high levels of caffeine and herbal stimulants. Credit: Getty Images Distilled water ...Distilled water about the only safe drink left for kids.


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