Nutrition: Toddlers & Preschoolers

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Can You Control What Your Children Eat?

Just try and stop him. Credit: Corbis
A new study from Johns Hopkins University makes a somewhat startling claim -- that parents...

Are Happy Meal Ads Too Tempting for Children?

Do Happy Meals ads work too well? Credit: Eric Risberg, AP The Center for Science in the Public Interest has filed a lawsuit claiming...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.

Obama: Nutrition Bill Vital to Children's Future

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.

House to Vote on Bill to Improve School Lunches

First-grader Kiarra Baker chooses her lunch from the new salad bar during the C.H. Robinson and United Fresh Foundation "A Salad Bar In...Congress is poised to give President Barack Obama — along with his wife, Michelle — a congressional victory as the House takes up legislation to push greasy foods off the school lunch line and sugary drinks out of vending machines.

Will You Eat Healthy This Thanksgiving?

Are you counting calories this Thanksgiving? Credit: Mitch Hrdlicka, Getty Images Thanksgiving is about three things -- football,...

School Nutrition Bill Could Be Revived in Congress

Michelle Obama's healthier school campaign to possibly be revived. Credit: AP WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama's campaign...First lady Michelle Obama's campaign for healthier school lunches could be revived in Congress after two key Democrats said they will drop opposition to using funding from food stamps to pay for it.

San Francisco Bans Toys in Some Fast-Food Kids Meals

A Happy Meal at a McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco. Credit: AP SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It's a happy moment for people who see the...It's a happy moment for people who see the Happy Meal as anything but.

Report: Fast-Food Chains Increase Targeting Our Kids

At least the Happy Meal toy doesn't have any calories. Credit: Karen Bleier, AFP/Getty Images You might have thought that with all the...You might have thought that with all the finger-pointing and concerns over childhood plumpness, America's fast- food industry would be trying to reduce the gut-busting, calorie-loaded, fat-filled offerings on their menus and the kid-targeted advertising. Not so.

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