Kids Food & Nutrition

Boost Back To School Success with These Breakfast Tips

Recipe created by Midwest Dairy Council and General Mills

A daily breakfast leads to not only better overall nutrition, but better school performance as well. A simple breakfast at home or school can ensure that your child doesn’t start the day hungry. It also ensures that your child has the nutrients and energy he or she needs during the morning to concentrate on learning. Research shows that kids who …

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Tips for ‘Kids Eat Right Month’ this August

You want the best for your kids. As role models, parents and caregivers play a vital role in children’s health — teaching kids about healthful foods and making sure they get enough daily physical activity. More than one third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese, according to recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics. But childhood obesity, …

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To Make Smart School Lunches, Think Like a Kid

Making school lunch can feel like a thankless job, but it doesn’t have to be a major chore. Here are some ways to make school lunches successful, not stressful: Don’t Over-Pack Does your child come home with untouched food? For a distracted youngster, lunchtime flies by in an instant. By the time the bell rings, little Suzie has barely peeled …

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Food allergies and myths attached to them

You might have heard people and children avoiding certain foods, saying they are allergic to the ingredients used in the food you’re offering. Ever wondered, if people are as allergic as they say or they might have had a bad experience and hence are using the word “allergy” to avoid explanations? It can be anything or it might actually be …

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