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Snack Attack! Our Favorite Back to School (and Anytime) Snacks

Happy Labor Day! It’s the time of year to pack in all the beach-ing, barbecuing, and lazy day-ing glory before we kick back into high gear with fall and all that entails–the end of summer, the start of school, and the return to our go-go-go, all-cylinders-running lives.

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Fueling Kids’ Nutrition

By now, the school year is in high gear for your kids, and if you want to give them the best chance of excelling, proper nutrition is the fundamental key. The Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health published the results of a study earlier this year in February that looked at how different dietary patterns […]

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Family Eating Dinner

Kids Nutrition: Back-to-School Dinners Done Easy

Being able to provide quick and healthy meals to your family is one of the hardest challenges as a parent, but it is also important to accomplish, and easier than it seems. And it’s definitely worth the effort, because mastering the ability to serve a convenient, healthy meal at dinnertime will make you feel just […]

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Kids Nutrition: Back-to-School Breakfast Bites

We know you’re doing everything you can to fit in morning meals, but fast-paced schedules and picky eating preferences are most likely getting in the way of healthy eating habits for breakfast. So you and the kids get a good to start the day, here are some things you need to know. Research has shown […]

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Age-Based Back-to-School Nutrition

Preschoolers, grade-schoolers, and teenagers all have different nutritional needs, and so we need to shop differently for these groups. For example, calcium represents an important part of a preschooler’s diet. Kids from ages 1 through 3 need 500 milligrams daily; those from ages 4 through 8 need 800 milligrams; and those from ages 9 through […]

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Reading Nutrition Labels

Food Shopping & Label-Reading Strategies

Summer vacation has come to an end and most parents have started back-to-school shopping, buying up notebooks, pencils, and school clothes. Yet planning healthy back-to-school lunches and nutritious after school snacks are just as important for school success. Searching for health food for children as they start going back to school has been a task […]

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