There are many ways that parents can prepare food choices that are thoughtful of kids with allergies while also still being healthy and delicious.
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Family mealtimes are an important element in cohesive, well-functioning family life and in healthy child development.
These back-to-school nutrition tips will send you to the head of the class.
With the U.S. Open underway in New York, we spoke to two former tennis players who are now moms. These two chic moms know how to stay in shape and look good while doing it! Here they share their advice.
Making school lunch for my three kids was always the biggest drudge of my week. Then about three years ago, it occurred to us that at 7, 9 and 11 years old, our children were capable of making their own lunches. We were free!
There are many good reasons to make your own fresh, homemade baby food.
Keeping hydrated is always important, but as the temperature outside increases, parents should keep an even closer eye on their children’s fluid intake to prevent dehydration. Infants and children are more likely to become dehydrated than older children or adolescents because of several factors, including a smaller fluid reserve, a higher metabolic rate and dependence on others for access to fluids.
At sleepaway camp, kids often have access to sweets and treats from their fellow campers. Here's how to keeping them on a healthy food track.
The latest obsession among moms focuses on how they can trick their children into eating foods that are actually good for them. And, since summer is when most of us start craving juicy, fresh fruits and veggies, now is a great time to experiment with some fun, healthful food tips for you and your family...
In France and Italy, the evening meal is a cherished event. This simple family tradition is now in danger of extinction in the U.S. Likewise in danger are the things we do while having our meals — talking, sharing our day at work, home and school. Family mealtime has so much potential. We owe it to ourselves and the ones we love to do what we can to bring it off the endangered species list.
Imagine you are an excellent cook – and the editor of a food magazine to boot – but your child is allergic to everything you make. Silvana Nardone's 11-year old son, Isaiah, developed food allergies last fall, and must avoid wheat, dairy, eggs, soy & peanuts.
Most children are not getting the required nutrients they need for proper cognitive growth. More than half of children I see with learning or behavioral problems have histories of poor nutrition.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), obesity among children has become a major public health concern. The Dewey Does Foundation believes obesity and its associated risks must continually be brought to the public’s attention, specifically to parents, schools and health officials.
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For those unfortunate few with food allergies, certain "surprises" can bring more than bad taste — they can cause a full-blown emergency. Here are the facts on food allergies...
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Getting fresh, the parent’s lament, has taken on a whole new meaning in Park Slope. Two local women have just opened Get Fresh, a take-out shop with prepared food that you finish cooking at home.
When I look at the growing trend of teens and pre-teens packing Starbucks coffee shops after school and grabbing caffeine-filled “energy drinks” to help them through the day, I shudder to think how this is impacting their growing brains.
Children are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at rates never before dreamed possible, fueled by pediatric obesity, which is quickly reaching epidemic proportions. Dr. Barry Sears, researcher and scientist, and author of The New York Times’ best-seller The Zone, offers tips to help stop diabetes in its tracks
Ellie Krieger, an Upper West Side mom and Food Network host, recently took the Just One More for Healthy Living pledge. As a registered dietitian and author of Small Changes, Big Results: A 12-Week Action Plan to a Better Life (Three Rivers Press), she pledged to add ‘just one more’ daily serving of fruits and vegetables to her family’s meals.
These jazzed up potatoes are sure to add flavor to any meal.
According to a new study by The NPD Group, nearly 60 percent of children's dinners do not include milk. Instead, nearly one-third of all kidsâ?? meals are served with a drink loaded with sugar.
If you would vote for Martha Stewart for President and you devour Bon Appetit, you're probably also thinking about making braised lamb shanks or individual pots de creme for a weeknight family dinner. But the reality for most parents is that dinner is whatever is closest to the front of the fridge.