It’s Pumpkin Time

It’s Pumpkin Time Pumpkins are a hallmark of fall and make a great addition to kid-friendly snacks.  Pumpkin is easiest to use in recipes when bought from a can, but fresh pumpkin from the pumpkin patch is also fantastic. Rich in beta-carotene, Vitamin A and Vitamin C, this seasonal favorite is also a nutritional powerhouse… Read more »

Family Meals Establish Lifetime Nutrition Habits

Family Meals Establish Lifetime Nutrition Habits Eating together establishes good habits later in life, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota. In the study of more than 1,500 people, surveyed once during high school and then again when they were 20 years old, participants were asked questions about how often they ate with their… Read more »

Is Your Child a Picky Eater?

Is your child a picky eater? Try these solutions. Most parents have had to deal with a picky eater in the family while their kids are growing up. You want your children to eat healthy, nutritious meals, but you don’t want the dinner table to become a battleground every evening. Here’s some advice for feeding… Read more »

Could the Sandman Help Eliminate Childhood Obesity?

Could the Sandman Help Eliminate Childhood Obesity? Getting less sleep could increase your child’s risk of becoming overweight or obese, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found. In fact, for each additional hour of sleep children get, their risk for obesity drops by 9 percent. Researchers found that children with… Read more »

Feed Your Children Well: Give Them Good Choices

Feed Your Children Well: Give Them Good Choices Childhood obesity is becoming a major health issue, and parents everywhere are concerned about teaching their children to eat nutritious meals and maintain a healthy weight. Here are some basic ideas for instilling good nutrition habits in your kids from an early age: • Set the right example. Let… Read more »

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Nutrition  Boost health and flavor in fresh food There are lots of important but little known nutritional facts about fruits and vegetables, and changing a few habits and learning some new tricks can result in better health for you and a boost to the flavor of these goods. Fresh fruits and vegetables continue to respire… Read more »

Learning is Fundamental

Learning is Fundamental Tips to assist kids to do their best There are a number of tips that can help parents to ensure that school days will be happy ones for their children. Having a healthy breakfast is very important and you should give them a nutritious snack to take with them to school that… Read more »