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"Mom, I'm so thirsty! Can you please pass the milk?"Not a request most parents of teens expect to hear, but, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the most favored drinks among American te...While many teens are still drinking soda, the amount of teens who consume it has dropped in the past 10 years.
Dr. Oz reveals a healthy soda substitute for teenagers. Don't miss from Marlo Thomas and Dr.Oz: You Don't Need All That Water, from Dr. Oz How much water should you really be drinking daily? Dr. Oz debunks the eight glasses a day myth...Dr. Oz reveals a healthy soda substitute for teenagers.
Coffee is becoming a buzz kill. Credit: Getty Images It might be time for parents of kindergartners to be buzz kills -- literally -- if they want their 5-year-olds to get any shut eye. Caffeinated drinks are the beverage du jour...Kids ages 5-7 are drinking the equivalent of a Coke every day.
Decrease the buzz, increase the Zzzs. Credit: Melanie Conner/Getty Images Baffled by your child's sleep issues? Try cutting the caffeine. A survey of the parents of more than 200 children between the ages of 5 and 12 showed that more...A new study found that the more caffeine kids drank, the less they slept.
Soda and other high calorie beverages are widely available to elementary school kids. Credit: Spencer Platt, Getty ImagesIf you think your kid's diet is soda-free because you've banished the drinks from your refrigerator, you may want to take a ...Is your child drinking milk or soda at school? You might be surprised.
Sip safely. Credit: Getty ImagesWe know soda may not be the most nutritious choice when it comes to beverages, but a recent study shows girls who drink soda as young children have less healthy diets through adolescence than their peers who pas...
Each Friday, we dish out the best news stories of the week to help keep you in the loop. As seems to be the trend in recent weeks, Canadian parents have been faced with more recalls on popular baby products. Infantino recalled their SlingRider and...
A study published in the Health Education & Behavior journal looked at six middle schools over a two year period. In three of these schools the snacks offered did not change, but did so in the other three schools in Connecticut. Snacks that did...
Ah, the soft drink aisle. Shelves and shelves stacked with bubbly and brightly colored liquids, all seemingly engineered to attract children. Milk? Forget it. Water? How can that compete with a sweet and slippery orange drink that promises a taste ex...
Like the high school version of prohibition, students are reacting to junk food bans at their schools by establishing black market operations for trafficking the goods under the administration's radar. Soda? Chips? Chocolate bars? Just when you thoug...
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