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April 4, 2011

Dyes Dieing?  

Artificially Colored Cereal

Are Food Dyes A Cause Of ADHD?

The FDA might soon weigh on on whether or not added food dyes contribute to hyperactivity.

March 25, 2011

Presidental Gardening 

obama

First Lady To Write Book About White House Garden

Michelle Obama will come out with a book in 2012 about the White House garden.

February 22, 2011

Feeding Kids 

Picky Eater

How To Feed A Picky Child

Is your child a picky eater? Believe it or not, providing healthy foods and trusting your child's instincts helps.

February 11, 2011

Healthy Snacks 

cheese slices, trail mix, fruit smoothie, and peanut butter

Ten Best Snacks For Kids (In One Mom’s Opinion)

Kids love to snack, but that doesn't mean those snacks can't be healthy. Here's a list of healthy snacks to fuel your kids after a long school day.

February 7, 2011

School Lunch 

Kids Leaving A School Bus

How Parents Can Influence School Nutrition

The Charlotte Mecklenburg School System in North Carolina has stopped serving fried chicken and French fries in their school lunches. What about your school?

January 12, 2011

Children's Health 

baby with soda can

75% Of Young Children Drink Caffeine, Study Finds

A new study finds that the majority of young children consume caffeine daily, and the more caffeine they consume, the less they sleep.

December 19, 2010

Food News 

friutloops

Low-Sugar Cereal Helps Kids Choose The Right Portion

A Yale study shows that kids who are given low-sugar cereals choose a healthier portion than ones given a high-sugar alternative.

December 11, 2010

Fast Food 

mcdonald's happy meal toy

Wisconsin Council Votes To Keep Toys In Happy Meals

Last month, San Francisco voted to ban toys from being included in high-calorie fast food aimed at kids. But Superior, Wisconsin wants its Happy Meal as is.

November 12, 2010

Fast Food 

french fries and hamburger

Healthy Options On Fast Food Menus Go Overlooked

Fast food restaurants were put on notice this week. A study out of Yale analyzes marketing campaigns as related to kids and those "better-for-you" menu items.

November 5, 2010

Fast Food 

Happy Meal

Taking The ‘Happy’ Out Of McDonald’s Happy Meals?

San Francisco bans McDonald's happy meal in an effort to promote healthy food choices in children.

November 2, 2010

Halloween Hang-Over 

kid holding taffy

Exchanging Halloween Candy Saves Teeth, Supports U.S. Troops

The Candy Exchange programs aim to save kids' teeth and gums and replace the sugary sweets with free toothbrushes, gift certificates and even cash.

September 29, 2010

Veggie Snacks 

Baby carrots

Carrot Vending Machine A Success With Ohio Teens

Skeptics are eating their words. Junk food is out of school vending machines and carrots are in.

February 9, 2010

Healthy Kids 

brown and white sugar cubes arranged in a checkerboard pattern

Do Not Fail To Plan: Saying No To Sugar

As busy parents, it is not always easy to create healthy meals that our kids will eat, but removing the sugar is an important step in raising healthy kids.

December 29, 2009

Government Regulation 

a vintage cheerios ad

Should The FTC Regulate Food Advertising Aimed At Children?

The Federal Trade Commission recently issued a set of proposed standards for marketing foods to children.

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