Can drinking fruit juice affect your child’s weight?

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As kids, we were told to drink juice because it was good for us. We used to drink just one small glass and never thought twice about it effecting... Read more

The poorest kids have the highest rates of asthma and ADHD

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An overall increase in rates of asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affected the poorest families the most, found a Pediatrics... Read more

Kid’s menus: What is a healthy portion size?

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With the new menu labeling law coming out in May 2017, restaurants will be required to list the calorie counts on menu items. One might think... Read more

New fish consumption advice from the FDA, EPA

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How much fish should your family eat? What types are considered healthy and safe? We now have some clarity with new federal guidelines released... Read more

What baby formula does and doesn’t deliver

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Today’s guest blogger is Diane L. Spatz, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, a Nurse Researcher and Director of the Lactation Program at the Children’s... Read more

Is food advertising making our kids heavier?

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It’s a known fact that between 2011 and 2014, about 17 percent of children and adolescents ages 2-19 were obese. Obesity is associated... Read more

Can you eat too much of a healthy food?

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Eating healthy is a good thing, right? Well, think again. We always hear that eating a variety of foods in moderation is best, but what happens... Read more

Are fad diets safe for kids?

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There seems to be a never ending supply of fad diets that advertise that they help to shed pounds or get people to eat to “healthier”... Read more