Nutrition: Tweens

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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,...Here are ideas for some not-so-terrible "junk food" snacks.

'What's Eating Your Child' Author Talks Misdiagnosed Mood Disorders

Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all. As nutritionist Kelly Dorfman tells Dr. Marc Siegel, these conditions...Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all.

Rising Number of Tween Boys Vomiting to Stay Thin

16 percent of boys made themselves sick, compared with only 10 percent of girls. Credit: Getty Images Kids as young as 10 are vomiting...Kids as young as 10 losing their lunches over the horrors of childhood obesity.

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...Researchers strike a balance between getting enough Vitamin D without risking iron deficiency.

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:...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) -...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.

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.

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