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The Heart-Healthy Diet
Make sure your family is eating a heart-healthy diet - read up on some tips courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

New York City Flik Invitational Cook-Off Raises $5,200 for Children's Culinary Education
Culinary teams from NYC's The Trinity School, The Dalton School, and The Grace Church School competed to raise funds for The Dinner Party Project. (read the story...)

Strong Bones and Healthy Nutrition
Want to maintain a calcium-rich diet for strong healthy bones? We've listed some tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

How to Stop Your Child's Mealtime Tantrums
America's Dinner Mom, a New York mother and author of "Dinner for Busy Moms," offers strategies on how to avoid and deal with your child's food tantrums. (read the story...)

12 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating
Jeanne Muchnick, a New York mother also known as America's Dinner Mom, offers the following advice to get your family eating healthier. (read the story...)

Superfoods for Kids: The Nutrients They Need and Where to Find Them
Learn about the five key nutrients for kids that help them stay focused, boost their energy, and grow strong. Starting your kids on these foods early will help ensure a lifetime of healthy eating. (read the story...)

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...)

Travel Tips: Food Safety On the Road
If your family is among those that will be traveling this summer, heed these food safety tips from the American Dietetic Association/ConAgra Foods Home Food Safety Program. (read the story...)

Family Fun in the Kitchen: Fake Out Food
Fool your friends with fake-out foods — good eats disguised to look like something else. Try this recipe for "fish sticks and french fries" with your kids for some family fun in the kitchen. (read the story...)

Yahoo! Shine Revealed Findings of “Alcohol and America” Survey about Men and Women's Drinking Habits in Time for St. Patrick’s Day
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Yahoo! Shine, one of the world’s leading women’s lifestyle websites, released the results of its “Alcohol and America” survey. The survey asked 2,000 Americans in-depth questions about drinking habits, favorite kinds of drinks/alcohol, and overall views of drinking, as well as differences between men and women’s drinking habits. (read the story...)

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women
Women suffer disproportionately from hunger, poverty, and disease—seven out of 10 hungry people worldwide are women. Hunger and poverty are directly related to the status of women in society; because women are often the main caregivers in their families, they are the critical link in improving their children's overall well-being. (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...)

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...)

Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize
Flik Independent School Dining, provider of dining services for over 120 independent and private schools nationwide, won grand prize in the 2010 Whole Grains Challenge, a campaign of the Whole Grains Council. (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...)

8 Reasons Why You Should Take That Lunch Hour (and Tips for How to Make It Count)
Lunch is important — it's a perfect chance to pencil in some much needed "me time" or do something healthy for yourself. Quit trying to power through the day. Instead, indulge in a mini-break daily. We've got eight reasons to love your lunch, plus tips on how to make the most out of your midday break. (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...)


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