Healthy Eating for Kids

Heathy Eating for Kids

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Raise healthy kids with delicious and nutritious meals, tips and advice from EatingWell food and nutrition experts.

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1-Day Back-to-School Kids' Meal Plan

Kids going back to school? Help them make the grade with healthy foods to fuel brain power and give them the energy they need to get through the school day. This 1-day back-to-school meal plan includes healthy kid-approved ideas for breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Start the day with oatmeal, a great brain-booster that helps with concentration and cognitive skills. For a healthy school lunch, pack up a bento box with all the fixings for build-your-own mini tacos.

Is Your Kid a Picky Eater? Research Suggests They'll Turn Out Just Fine.

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By the time your picky-eater toddler reaches his or her early teenage years, chances are they'll turn out to be fairly typical eaters, according to new research published in the journal Nutrients.

Putting out an APB to parents worldwide: we can now breathe a collective sigh of relief! (And move on to worrying about something else we're doing that's messing up our kids.)

8 Great Ideas for Packing Healthy Road-Trip Snacks Kids Will Love

If there's one thing our family is good at, it's road-tripping. My best tactic for getting through a long drive all in one piece is to keep little bellies happy: pack healthy road-trip snacks and allow plenty of extra time for pit stops along the way. Because let's face it, road-tripping as a family can be trying for parents and boring for the little ones. So to keep travel as stress-free as possible, plot your stops out ahead of time so you have something to look forward to.

Vegan Diets Not Recommended for Children or Pregnant Women, Belgian Officials Say

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Pregnant mothers and mothers of young children and teens might be interested to learn about a recent statement made by Belgium's Royal Academy of Medicine, which recommends that people in these groups refrain from a vegan diet because it creates "unavoidable" nutritional shortcomings that could lead to vitamin deficiencies, stunted development, and more.

Star Wars Fans: These Are the Party Food Ideas You're Looking For

May the Fourth might be the official Star Wars holiday, but in our house every day is Star Wars day: Fleets of action figures, speeders, blasters and light sabers hide out in whatever shelf, bin or bookcase they can find shelter. We wait for each new movie release with bated Vader breath. The next installment, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, won't hit theaters until December 2019. Lucky for all of us Star Wars lovers, these recipes and gadgets will help us channel our inner Jedi in the meantime.