How to Get Kids to Eat Green Vegetables

By Casey Seidenberg My older son decided he was going to give up kale for Lent. I reminded him that he doesn’t eat kale, to my dismay. My younger son and my baby daughter both chow it down, but this guy claims he is allergic. Of course, we’ve...

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Whole Grain Marketing Tricks

Whole grain foods are a terrific source of important nutrients for your child, but beware of marketing tricks that make products sound more healthful than they really are! Marketing Tricks: PRODUCT COLOR Just because a bread is brown does NOT...

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Healthy Food Costs More than Junky Food

Nutrient Intakes Linked to Better Health Outcomes Are Associated with Higher Diet Costs in the US Anju Aggarwal1,2*, Pablo Monsivais1,3, Adam Drewnowski1 1 Center for Public Health Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Washington...

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Low-Carb Foods: Less Than Meets the Eye

A few years ago the cry was “low-fat” or “nonfat,” as new food products came on the market positioned to appeal to the weight-conscious and health-conscious. You could avoid most fat but still eat your ice cream and cookies. In some ways the...

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