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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.

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 ...

Male Anorexia: One Boy's Story

Eric Ostendorf, left, at age 10, pre-anorexia; Ostendorf, center, at age 15 with full-blown anorexia; Ostendorf at age 17, a recovered ano...Eric Ostendorf was starving himself while engaging in obsessive-compulsive exercise regimens.

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 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.

Caffeine Linked to Sleep Issues, but Most Kids Drink it Daily

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.

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 Ev...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.

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