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Yahoo! Shine Revealed Findings of “Alcohol and America” Survey about Men and Women's Drinking Habits in Time for St. Patrick’s Day

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.

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women

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.

A Parents' Guide to Raising Healthy Kids

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.

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

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.

Stuff We Like for Kids: Fun with Food

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.

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family

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."

Kid-Friendly Recipe from Weight Watchers: Turkey and Rice 'Mice'

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!

Holiday Recipe: Peppermint Creams

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.

Holiday Recipe: Marshmallow Snowmen

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?

Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children

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.

Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize

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.

'Power' Drinks and Supplements: Are They Harmful to Kids?

'Power' Drinks and Supplements: Are They Harmful to Kids?

How to keep your young athlete revved up without unnecessary energy supplements or "power" products.

8 Reasons Why You Should Take That Lunch Hour (and Tips for How to Make It Count)

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.

Easy Meals for Busy Moms: How to Fit Healthy Eating into Your Family's Hectic Schedule

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.

Manhattan Mompreneur: Gigi Lee Chang, Founder of Plum Organics

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.

Healthy After-School Snacks: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

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!

Easy, Go-To Snacks for Kids

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.

Hungry for Change: School Lunch and the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

Hungry for Change: School Lunch and the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

Could school lunch become your child's healthiest meal? Despite a ticking clock for legislation and budgetary constraints, some advocates think major strides can be made through the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Read about the proposed changes and what you can do to help.

Child Star Candace Cameron Dishes on Healthy Eating and Being a Mom

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.

How to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods

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.

How to Make Dinnertime Doable When You're a Busy Mom

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.

MomBiz: Jill Brack's Gluten-Free Goodies

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.

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

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.

Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down

Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down

Child obesity has reached epidemic rates and become one of the leading health concerns in the country, causing heart disease, high blood pressure, and other health complications. While causes and treatment can overwhelm parents, the first line of defense is knowing where and how to begin. Read on for real-life stories of families fighting the weight battle. Plus, consult our list of weight loss camps and programs for kids in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY metro area.

Suffolk County Mom's Food Shears Make Kids' Meal Time Fun and Safe

Suffolk County Mom's Food Shears Make Kids' Meal Time Fun and Safe

Anila Nitekman, a Greenlawn resident and mother of two, talks to us about how she invented the Tiny Bites Food Shears, which make cutting up children's food a breeze.




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