On Parenting: nutrition


Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 12/18/2012

Chickpeas for your little chickadees

Chickpeas are a healthful, versatile food that your kids will love.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  09:31 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Cauliflower is full of nutrients, just like its green cousins

They tell you white foods aren’t as good for you, but that does not include healthful cauliflower.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  05:59 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Fermented foods bubble with healthful benefits

Such foods aid in digestion and support the immune system.

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Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Pac-Man and the health maze

Using a video game to explain the concept of free radicals to kids.

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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Halloween’s over, but the junk food deluge isn’t

Nutritionists, children’s advocates turn their attention to the unregulated junk food in schools.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 10/30/2012

Popcorn, Heartland-style

Brewer’s yeast on popcorn is as healthful as it is scrumptious.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  10:38 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nutrition, wellness

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/16/2012

10 foods a kid should learn how to cook

Many diseases can be prevented by good nutrition; for our kids’ sake, we should teach them to cook.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Kids and dessert: How much is too much?

A few suggestions to allow children to enjoy dessert healthfully.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Underweight child? Here’s how to put on a few healthy pounds

By Casey Seidenberg  |  06:03 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Cool foods for summer lunchboxes

It’s too hot for heavy foods; summer’s fruits and vegetables make great lunches for campers.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  05:25 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 07/23/2012

‘Ice cream’ with a peel

Commercial ice creams can be full of fat, sugar and chemicals. So why not gather your kids and make your own frozen treat?

By Casey Seidenberg  |  05:07 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Why fresh is better than frozen

Sure, a frozen dinner might be more convenient, but here’s why a fresh-made dinner is better for you.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  05:45 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Teach kids to eat a full spectrum of good food

It’s never too early for kids to learn why it is important to eat a rainbow of foods.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Make salad enticing for kids with the right dressings

A dressing can make or break a salad. And also make or break the health value of that salad.

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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/12/2012

A solution to childhood obesity: Home ec?

With increasing evidence that girls and boys are lacking some basic skills, some are calling for its return.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  childhood obesity, nutrition

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Teaching kids where food comes from

Andrea Northup, founder of the D.C. Farm to School Network, discusses how parents can help children better understand the origins of food and why this topic is so important.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Childhood Obesity, Nutrition

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Teach your kids why protein is important

Offer your children a variety of protein-rich foods and teach them why protein is an important nutrient for their bodies.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Why caffeine is bad for your kids

It can interrupt nighttime sleep, make athletes dehydrated and make kids irritable. Here’s what else you can give them for an energy boost.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 04/20/2012

6 ways to help kids have a healthy relationship with food

Many children grow up with eating disorders and unhealthy associations to food. So how do we help our kids have a healthy relationship to food?

By Casey Seidenberg  |  11:15 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/05/2012

How to get kids to eat green vegetables

How do we help our kids enjoy all things green? Here are a few ideas.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Why some women choose to eat their placentas

Seeking nutritional benefits, some moms ingest pills, lasagna, even smoothies made from the placenta.

By On Parenting  |  10:52 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nutrition, Pregnancy

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Add extra nutrition to your kids’ food with homemade stock

How to add extra nutrition to your kids’ food with homemade stock.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Vogue essay about 7-year-old’s diet is lambasted

Dara-Lynn Weiss catches heat for Vogue essay about her daughter’s diet.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  01:35 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Childhood Development, Nutrition

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Get your kids on board with going meatless once a week

Adopting the Meatless Monday routine is a relaxed and fun way to introduce vegetarian meals to your family.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Healthy fats to feed your kids

Olive oil, flaxseed oil and other oils are among healthy fats to feed your kids.

By Casey Seidenberg  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Teens’ soda consumption tied to violent behavior, study finds

Teenagers who drank large amounts of carbonated non-diet soft drinks were found to be more likely to act violently towards their peers, families and partners, says new research published in the journal Injury Protection.

By On Parenting  |  11:15 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nutrition