Nutrition: Toddlers & Preschoolers

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Schools May Ban Chocolate Milk Over Added Sugar

Some school districts have prohibiting flavored milk, and Florida considered a statewide ban in schools. Credit: AP LOS ANGELES (AP) - ...Chocolate milk has long been seen as the spoonful of sugar that makes the medicine go down, but the nation's childhood obesity epidemic has a growing number of people wondering whether that's wise.

Getting Kids to Try New and Healthy Foods

"How do I get my child to eat fruits and veggies?" "Is it OK for my child to take a vitamin supplement and then eat anything he wants?" "My child ...Kids picky eaters? Commit to changes to get them to try new foods.

Federal Regulators Take Aim at Toucan Sam, Calling for Healthier Food

The FTC is making food manufacturers and restaurants an offer they can't refuse: Provide healthier food or the toucan gets it. Credit: Get...Cereal killers? FTC makes companies an offer they can't refuse.

Picky Eaters? The Sneaky Chef Offers Tips to Get Your Kids to Try Healthy Foods

Mac N Cheese Muffins from The Sneaky Chef. Credit: Photograph © Jerry Errico As The Sneaky Chef, Missy Chase Lapine h...Just sneak in a few superfoods to get kids to eat their veggies.

Smile While Eating Your Veggies and Your Kids Might Just Eat Their Broccoli, Study Shows

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Government Issues New Dietary Guidelines, Advises Americans to Cut Down on Salt

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 Guidelines Would Make School Lunches Healthier

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.

Picky Eaters: Pathological or Just Particular?

For picky eaters, there can be no food substitutions. Illustration by Dori Hartley Harrison Bloom, age 5, will eat macaroni and chees...There's no official diagnosis called "picky eating," as it's often a symptom of a larger problem.

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