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Fun And Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Breakfast
We all know the old adage: "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Nevertheless, many parents find themselves short of time or struggling to get their kids to eat a healthful breakfast every morning. These tips will help make the morning meal easy and fun for all ages. (read the story...)

6 Steps to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back
Melissa O'Shea, an NYC registered dietitian, shares her tips for post-baby weight loss. (read the story...)

New York City Mom is First Winner of Tasti D-Lite's Healthy Habit Search
NYC new mom Joeleen Tepper is the first winner of Tasti D-Lite's nationwide, year-long contest to find people whose healthy habits, including eating Tasti D-Lite, have improved their life and health. (read the story...)

Healthy Weight Loss Checklist for Kids
Parents should follow these eight guidelines to determine if their child needs to lose weight and help them achieve a healthy body mass index. (read the story...)

How to Help Your Child Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight
Supportive parents are key to helping children overcome struggles with weight and body image issues. Read one local child's success story and learn how you can help your child adopt healthy habits and ultimately achieve a healthy weight. (read the story...)

A Parents' Guide to Raising Healthy Kids
We've compiled some of our favorite health articles with the best tips for parents on how to raise healthy children. (read the story...)

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'
Jeanne Muchnick, also known as "America's Dinner Mom," shares why she loves her freezer, and why you should too. (read the story...)

How To Avoid Childhood Obesity and Weight Gain
Healthy eating and exercise can go a long way towards your family’s health but how can it be easy? Our experts share their best tips, plus delicious recipes you can make tonight! (read the story...)

How To Make Delicious, Kid-Friendly Meals
Making a meal together can be an exciting and entertaining activity for every member of the family and it also helps to foster positive eating habits in your kids. Nutritionist Mary Hartley, RD, MPH of CalorieCount.com shares her tips on how to create delicious, kid-friendly meals that are both satisfying and nutritious. (read the story...)

Stuff We Like for Kids: Fun with Food
Check out these cool products for children that are all about making food fun, including veggie-filled cookies and a sippy cup you and your little one will both love. (read the story...)

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family
Getting your kids to open up and actually talk over the dinner table can seem like a monumental feat. Help the conversation flow with advice from Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom." (read the story...)

Kid-Friendly Recipe from Weight Watchers: Turkey and Rice 'Mice'
This fun recipe from Weight Watchers is easy to make, low in calories and fat, and a hit with the kids! (read the story...)

Holiday Recipe: Peppermint Creams
This traditional holiday recipe, from "Christmas Cooking with Kids" by Annie Rigg, makes a sweet and festive treat. Plus, it's easy for kids and perfect for families to make together. (read the story...)

Holiday Recipe: Marshmallow Snowmen
This recipe, from "Christmas Cooking with Kids" by Annie Rigg, is definitely for little hands! These cute chaps are such fun to make and look gorgeous on the Christmas table. Why not make one snowman for each person as a place setting? (read the story...)

Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children
Yeah, sometimes it's messy as all get-out. But cooking with your kids is always fun — and rife with teaching opportunities. (read the story...)

'Power' Drinks and Supplements: Are They Harmful to Kids?
How to keep your young athlete revved up without unnecessary energy supplements or "power" products. (read the story...)

Easy Meals for Busy Moms: How to Fit Healthy Eating into Your Family's Hectic Schedule
Registered dietician Lorraine Danowski offers advice on how to prepare healthy meals and snacks for your family - fast! Danowski offers tasty but mindful options for those looking to lose weight, maintain weight, or just get healthier. (read the story...)

Manhattan Mompreneur: Gigi Lee Chang, Founder of Plum Organics
Gigi Lee Chang, Manhattan mom and founder of Plum Organics, talks to us about her organic baby food line, including what inspired her, how she started the business, and what's next. (read the story...)

Healthy After-School Snacks: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'
"America's Dinner Mom" Jeanne Muchnick gives parents healthy snack ideas to serve their hungry kids after school - say goodbye to the grumpies! (read the story...)

Easy, Go-To Snacks for Kids
Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom," offers parents a list of easy and healthy snack ideas that will appease hungry little ones. (read the story...)

Child Star Candace Cameron Dishes on Healthy Eating and Being a Mom
You may remember her as D.J. Tanner on the popular 80’s TV show, Full House, but actress Candace Cameron Bure is all grown up! The actress has three children with husband—and hockey player—Valerie Bure, and is back for a second season of the ABC Family show Make It Or Break It. NY Metro Parents sat down with Candace to find out how she’s celebrating the 30th anniversary of the iconic juice box, how she juggles motherhood and a career and finds time to make sure her family eats healthy. (read the story...)

How to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods
Is your child a picky eater? We asked the experts, including health counselors and nutritionists, for their best tips on how to get your child to eat (and like!) new - and healthy - foods. (read the story...)

How to Make Dinnertime Doable When You're a Busy Mom
Author Jeanne Muchnick offers practical tips for busy moms on how to make dinnertime easier. (read the story...)

MomBiz: Jill Brack's Gluten-Free Goodies
Jill Brack, a Manhattan mom of one who founded Glow™ Gluten Free, talks to us about having celiac disease, starting her own business, and getting inspiration from daughter Stella. (read the story...)

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen
Actress and mother of three Jennie Garth, best known for her role as Kelly Taylor on the TV series "Beverly Hills 90210," is now a spokesperson for Hidden Valley's "Love Your Veggies" campaign. Garth talks to us about life with three daughters, veggie advocacy, and her upcoming projects. (read the story...)


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