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Tag Archives: nutrition

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Life can sometimes feel a little too jam-packed.

When that happens, healthy habits often fall by the wayside in favor of convenience.

The Nutrition Twins have advice for better health.

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Determination isn’t a switch you can just turn on. Something has to spark that fire.

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Keep it quick and easy with these ideas.

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Take it from a pediatrician, parenting consultant and mother; the conversation doesn’t have to be about guns.

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To get back on track to a happier and healthier mom, follow these eight simple steps.

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The food won’t kill you, you know! Well… at least not right away.

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Do parents hide candy and budget it for their children or leave it out and rely on the kids’ self-control?

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Once you find out why you crave French fries or chocolate, it’s easier to nix it.

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A little more than a month into the school year, the results are mixed

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American children eat as much salt as adults – about 1,000 milligrams too much.

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If kids have fun in the kitchen, they’ll live a healthy lifestyle well into the future.

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Moms have known this for years. Healthy foods = Smart children.

Now a study confirms that.

Better nutrition (especially at breakfast) improves academic performance and social functioning in school.

Make breakfasts rich in zinc, iron, potassium and calcium such as peanut butter, leafy greens and lean turkey or chicken.

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Fewer junk foods in school could lead to thinner students.

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Tempted to hydrate with coffee or diet soda instead of water? Don’t give in.

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School children will notice more fruits and vegetables on their lunch trays.

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Increase your child’s brain power during the school day with a healthy breakfast.

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Alejandra is slender but healthy. At least from the weight charts and calculators I’ve found online, she’s not underweight.

“But she’s all bones,” my sister said about my 4-year-old.

We all know about the childhood-obesity problem, but how do you know if your child is underweight?

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Every time I tried feeding banana mush to my baby, she’d spit it in my face.

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