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Healthy Snacks: Tasty Ideas for Kids

Healthy snacks are an important part of a kid's diet. Credit: Getty Images
As any plastic baggie-toting parent knows, healthy snacks are an important part of a child's diet.
Not only do snacks ensure that kids have enough energy to ...
Swap out sugar-laden snacks for healthier treats.

Add Papaya to Your Diet for Better Digestion

Christopher Columbus called it the "fruit of angels." Others were less poetic merely referring to it as the "big melon." But today, papaya is best known as the fruit for digestion. Cultivated in Mexico, this nutrient packed fruit has been used m...

Butterfly Bites Make a Great Spring-Themed Snack

With spring just around the corner, why not treat your kids to a fun, spring-themed snack that's healthy, too? Typical snacks for kids these days usually fall into the not-so-healthy "junk food and baked goods" category -- think muffins, cupcakes, cr...

How Many Treats Can I Let My Kids Eat?

Dear Karla, Now that we are in the midst of the holiday season, it seems we are confronted with candy canes, chocolates and baked goods at every house we visit and and every event we attend. My kids love the Christmas season and all the treats that c...

Healthy Snack for Kids: Popcorn

This perennial favourite, whole grain treat is something that all family members love to snack on. Happily, it's quite nutritious, if you choose your popcorn wisely. According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, one cup of white air popped po...

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