- January 1st, 2013
French fries. Ketchup. The dreaded chicken finger. They are all staples for most young diets these days. But, hey, even if these novice eaters consume their vegetables fried, carb-loaded, or sugar-heavy, at least they are getting them, right?
Wrong. For children, it’s never too early to integrate a sense of good nutrition—in fact, their growing needs demand it.Why growing kids need more than curds and wheyBy Cara Lucas
- September 1st, 2012
University of Kansas researchers have found a larger resting pupil size and lower levels of a salivary enzyme associated with the neurotransmitter norepinephrine in children with autism spectrum disorder.
- March 1st, 2012
The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new Nutrition Standards for School Meals help ensure that the nation’s schoolchildren have access to a nutritional lunch and breakfast.New USDA nutrition standards for 2012-2013.
- September 1st, 2009
POP QUIZ: Besides homework and art projects, what’s your kid likely to bring home during the first few weeks of school? That’s right, a cold. But it’s not just exposure to the germs of hundreds of other children that’ll keep her bed-bound. Creeping stress levels and poor eating habits also are to blame.Turns out it takes more than an apple a day to keep your little ones out of the doctor’s office. Here’s what you need to make this fall their healthiest yet.By Melody Warnick