Childhood Nutrition Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Fresh and Fast Smoothie Tricks
With these tips, you'll be enjoying delicious, healthy smoothies as part of your breakfast routine in no time.

Healthy Amusement Park Snack Ideas
Finding a place to buy a healthy snack when it is needed isn't always convenient, so here are some great and healthy ideas for packable snacks.

Great ways to get your kids helping in the kitchen!
Getting your kids involved in the kitchen can help teach them life skills they will take with them when they leave your home. These are great ways to get them started!

10 Dietitian Approved Snacks for Kids
Hunger often strikes between meals, and for kids especially, we need healthy alternatives to fill the hunger hole and add nutrition at the same time.

A Guide to Feeding Your Kids Healthy Snacks
Are snacks a good thing, or should we limit them for kids? This is a guide to help you feed your children the right snacks at the right time.

Is Hiding Veggies Being Sneaky?
If you want your child to eat more veggies, should you sneak them in? How will it affect your child?

Great Veggie Grain Substitutues
Mix up your meals with some of these yummy veggies to replace grains and add an exciting element to any dish.

How to Pack a Healthy Cooler
Whether you are heading to the beach or the ballpark, planning and cooler packing are essential for healthy eating on the go. Here are some tips.

Preventing Scary Food Allergies
The idea of avoiding certain food to prevent allergies has been replaced with new research showing small exposures early on can actually prevent them.

Tips for Helping Your Tween Maintain a Healthy Weight
Working together as a family is a great way to reinforce your tween's positive body image and healthy attitudes towards eating.

Here are Some Things to Pack in your Summer Sports Bag
Here's a list of the essential things that will keep your kids hydrated, well fed with healthy snacks, and their skin protected.

Healthy and Fun Snacks for Kids
Don't know what to give your child as a nutritious snack? Try out these quick and easy ideas your kids are sure to love.

Foods That Will Keep You Hydrated in the Heat
There are lots of healthy, easy ways to stay hydrated this summer! Read about some delicious ideas for your family.

The Best Seasonal Produce to Purchase This Fall
When you think of fall, what produce comes to mind? Here are some ideas separated into different cooking methods.

6 Tips to Eating Clean With Kids
With these six tips, you'll be on your way to eating cleaner and improving your family's health one step at a time.

Clean Eating for Busy Families
Avoid fast food or prepackaged frozen dinner runs and provide the nourishment that your family needs with a clean eating diet.

3 Steps to Raising Food-Smart Kids
How can we raise healthy kids in a toxic food environment? Here are some simple steps to help you and your family make healthy choices.

Chia Seed Energy Bites for Kids
Finding a kid snack that's delicious and nutritious can be a challenge. Here's a quick chia seed energy recipe that will surely win your kid's heart!

What to Do When Your Toddler Won't Eat
There are plenty of reasons why your child could be in a food rut. Here are a few tips to help you keep your cool and have some perspective too.

Top 10 Foods Kids Can Cook
With a good list of ideas and some reasons to get your kids in the kitchen, getting your kids started in the kitchen has never been easier.

5 Ways to Help Kids Happily Eat Better
You know what kids should be eating but that doesn't mean those choices make it to the table every time. Check out these tips to help kids eat better.

11 Minutes to a Peaceful Mealtime
A peaceful mealtime—does it really exist? Yes, it does, and not only in dreams. Read helpful tips to sitting down to a great dinner with your family.

11 Tips to Improve Toddler Behavior
The toddler stage is full of discovery and learning. What can you do to encourage the positive behaviors and discourage the negative ones?

Tips to Set Healthy Goals With Your Kids
How do we turn wishes into goals? And how do we help our kids learn to do the same? It all starts with making a plan and writing it down.

5 Tips for Kids to Deal With the Holiday Sugar Overload
This holiday season can be full of great memories and great food. Just be sure to follow some of these tips to help your holiday season stay healthy.

26 Gluten-Free Snack Ideas for Kids
If your kids need to follow a gluten-free diet, check out this list of gluten-free snacks that you can prepare at home or pack in your child's bag.

All About Cassava —The 'Newest' Gluten-Free Flour
If you're looking for gluten-free options, there are a few creative ones you probably haven't tried. Learn about cassava, the

All About MyPlate
Find out more about how MyPlate can change the way your family eats! From recipes to healthy eating guidelines, it's a big help.

Allergy Friendly School Lunch Foods
Read on to know more about how to make a school lunch that avoids some of the most common allergy-causing foods.

The Beginner Cooks' Guide
Can't, you say? Then you're in the right place. Read through this list to find all of the steps you need to get started.

Coping With a Gluten-Free Diet Kids
Ideas and strategies for coping with celiac disease, and continuing to have a happy and normal life!

Creating a Healthy Relationship With Food
How do we make sure our kids develop healthy attitudes with food? It starts with us as parents, we need to model these behaviors and attitudes.

Dairy Recommendations for Toddlers
We all know that milk, which is an excellent source of calcium, is important for their growing bodies. But how much dairy do toddlers really need?

3 Tips to Make Family Mealtimes a Good Experience
Start transforming your family mealtimes today with our top tips for making it a great experience.

The Best Foods for Strong Teeth in Kids
The foods kids eat can help them have healthier teeth too! Save money at the dentist by learning which foods are good for your teeth.

Lactose Intolerance in Children
There are many reasons why your child could have an upset stomach, including lactose intolerance. Learn about diagnosing and how to still enjoy dairy.

Fruit Desserts for Kids: Make Dessert Easy
Dessert can be a part of a healthy diet, especially if it is mostly fruit! There are multiple benefits and an endless plethora of recipe options.

Amazing Pumpkin Walnut Muffins
Welcome fall with this delicious pumpkin muffin recipe. These muffins are a win for both taste and nutrition.

Kids, Headaches, and the Diet Connection
What can you do as a parent to help with the prevention of your child's headaches as it relates to nutrition? Find out more in this article.

Folic Acid for a Healthy Pregnancy
It is important for moms to get the vitamins and minerals they need while a baby is developing in-utero. Learn why folic acid is important.

Tips for Growing a Garden in your Own Kitchen
Growing a garden gets local organic food onto your table! Read these tips for starting your own kitchen garden.

4 Steps to Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Eat
There are plenty of snack options, not all of them healthy. These four steps will get your kids eating healthy snacks today.

How to Buy Healthy Foods for Your Entire Family
All you need to know about how to buy healthy food for your family at the grocery store. Find tips on making cheaper and healthier choices.

Turkey Black Bean Chili Recipe
This make-ahead turkey black bean chili can provide you with a delicious meal in minimal time. How is this possible? Read on to find out.

8 Ways to Use Marvelous Marinara
When your family is craving a taste of Italy, serving up a fantastic marinara sauce is excellent. Check out these ideas or create your own dish.

7 Key Nutrients for the Vegetarian Child
Here are the nutrients that are important for vegetarian and vegan children who choose to exclude some types of animal protein from their diet.

Delicious Meatless Meal Idea - Black Bean Wraps!
Going meatless once per week may have health benefits for your family. Try this delicious black bean wrap—kids always love it!

Scrumptious Fruit and Veggie Smoothie Muffins
Check out this irresistible smoothie muffin recipe. it's filled with healthy ingredients that kids are naturally drawn to.

5 Delicious Fruit Infused Water Recipes
Enjoy experimenting with these fruit combinations on your quest to stay hydrated! Head to the produce aisle to get started.

Healthy Greek Gyro Recipe for Kids
These Healthy Greek Gyros are made with lean ground turkey and spinach. Check out the recipe here.

Kid-Friendly White Beans Dinner Your Kids Will Love
You can transform inexpensive beans into an amazing meal for your family. Here's a great bean recipe that your kids will surely love.

Fun Ways to Keep Your Kids Active
Do you need ideas for your kids to keep them active this summer? We have some great indoor and outdoor ideas!

Light and Fluffy Pumpkin Mousse Recipe
When pumpkin is in season, check out this delicious pumpkin recipe that your kids will love! It has a few special ingredients to boost nutrition.

The Importance of Nutrition for Dancers
To perform their best, dancers need to be well fueled for classes, rehearsals and performance. Here are some great nutrition tips that can help you.

The Ultimate Guide to Packing a Home Lunch
Your homemade lunch does not need to be made in the morning when everyone is racing to get out. Here's the ultimate guide to packing a home lunch.

5 Tips to Curb Screen Time for Kids
Most of us parents are guilty of using screens to help entertain kids. Here are some tips to help with screen time limits.

A 4-Step Plan for Kids to Eat More Veggies
Having a hard time getting your child to eat vegetables? If you try these 4 steps, your kids will start loving vegetables in no time.

How to Make a Power Packed Back-to-School Lunchbox
If you want your child to head out to a new school year with a healthy lunch then planning ahead is the key to your success!

Foods High in Calcium for the Vegetarian or Vegan Child
If your children are vegan or vegetarian, we have some of the best non-dairy sources for getting your kids enough calcium.

Fueling Your Young Runner
Is your child a runner? Here are some tips to help fuel your young runner.

31 Fun Ways to Get Kids Outside
If the gorgeous fall weather isn’t incentive enough for your children to play outside, we have 31 fun ideas to have your children begging for outside time. Read on to find out.

Halloween Tricks (for Parents) and Treats (for Children)
What are some tricks that parents can employ so the children can enjoy the treats of Halloween without sugar rushes, belly aches, and endless mounds of candy lurking in corners throughout your home? Read on to find out.

Healthy Body Image for Your Teen
How do you help your kids have a positive self body image? We have some great tips and resources for you!

Healthy Portion Sizes and Calories for Preschoolers
We all wonder if our children are getting enough or too much to eat, depending on the day. This is a guide to how much our kids really should be eating.

How to Help Your Kids Get Good Sleep
Smooth bedtimes and having your child get enough sleep are definitely attainable goals. You can do it! Here are some tips to help you.

How Much Exercise Do Kids Need?
There are plenty of ways to help your kids get the exercise they need. Here are some tips to help them be more active.

7 Steps to Help Your Child With Food Allergies
There's no need to panic when you find out your child has a food allergy. Check out these helpful strategies to help you cope with it.

8 Ways to Get Your Kids to Love Veggies
Grow an adventurous eater with these eight ways to get your kids to love veggies! It's all in the way you introduce them and get them excited about greens.

How to Use Your Crockpot All Year Long
The benefits of using a slow cooker to help with meal time are plentiful. Learn more about its benefits here.

36 Salad Ingredients Your Kids Will Actually Like
How can we add some pizzaz to salads and get our kids excited about them too? Learn how to pack your salads with nutrition instead of fatty calories.

How Kids Can Help With Thanksgiving Prep
What can the kids do to take part in Thanksgiving prep? The possibilities are practically limitless. Here are some great suggestions.

How to Optimize Iron Intake During Pregnancy
One of the many important nutrients that you need more of while pregnant is iron. Check out these iron-rich foods for a healthy pregnancy.

A Complete Healthy Seafood Guide for Kids
Seafood is a wonderful addition to a child's diet but can be somewhat mysterious if you haven't prepared it before. With these tips they'll love it.

Jump-Start Your Health Routine in 3 Simple Steps
Beginning with simple goals to change your health can yield impressive changes in the long run. The key is to keep things manageable and focused.

7 Reasons to Cook With a Muffin Pan
What can you cook in a muffin pan? Muffin tins aren't just for muffins and cupcakes! Learn what else you can make in them here.

On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Your Kids
Ready-to-eat breakfasts make busy mornings much easier, especially breakfasts that are nutritious and that your kids love. Here are a few ideas.

The Top 7 Strategies for Raising an Active Family
Creating an active family is fun, but also can have challenges. We have seven great tips for ways to keep your family active.

The Best Birthday Party Ideas for Every Time of Year
Are you planning a healthy birthday party? What would the kids enjoy? Check out these delicious and healthy party food ideas for kids.

Tips for Raising Healthy Vegan Children
With education and effort, raising a child on a vegan diet can be successful and healthy. Here are great tips for vegan children of different ages.

5 Reasons to Pack Your Child's School Lunch
Packing your child's school lunch can have a bigger impact that just health! Here are 5 smart reasons to start packing.

8 Reasons to Shop at a Farmer's Market
There are so many benefits to your family from shopping at a farmer's market. Read on to find out our top eight reasons.

14 Kid-Friendly Junk Food Alternatives
Starting children early with healthier versions of junk foods will lead to healthier eating throughout life. Here are a few junk food swaps.

A Healthy Breakfast Guide for Busy School Mornings
Breakfast is, in fact, a very important meal to get the day started off right. Check out this article for several ideas for busy morning breakfasts.

7 Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes
Proper nutrition for young athletes is crucial for keeping energy levels high before, during, and after exercise. Check out these nutrition tips.

13 Smart After School Snacks from Your Pantry, Fridge, and Freezer
Having homemade snacks available is an attainable goal if you plan ahead. Here are 13 ideas for your pantry, fridge, and freezer.

The Spiralized Veggie Trend: What You Need to Know
Spiralizing vegetables is a fantastic way to add more veggies into your family's diet. Here are some tips for getting started and involving your kids.

5 Steps to Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies
Parents would welcome the chance to have their children eat vegetables willingly. Here are some steps to get your kids to eat veggies.

Sugar: Should Kids Eat It?
What's the deal with giving kids sugar? Should you avoid it at all costs? Understand the different types to help you make the right choice.

The Best Seasonal Fruits to Eat This Summer
Seasonal fruit should be fresh, juicy, delicious, and healthy, with vibrant colors and naturally sweet. Here are a few you should try this summer.

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