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Tips for Healthy Meals Before, During and After School

The school year marks a hectic time for parents. Children run out the door to catch the bus, then spend their evenings at after-school programs or practice. As parents rush children between activities and struggle to balance work and family obligations, many might choose the easiest option available to feed their kids — fast food […]

How Healthy Is Your Child’s Packed Lunch?

Every time you pack your kids’ lunches, you have an opportunity to give them a fun, healthy meal. Are you making the most of it? Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD and Liz Weiss, MS, RD, authors of the book “No Whine with Dinner,” along with the California Raisin Marketing Board, offer the following tips for […]

How to Incorporate More Fruit Into Kids’ Meals

– Getting kids to eat fruit can be a challenge for many parents — but it doesn’t have to be. Fruit is a great source of key vitamins, antioxidants and energy. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the majority of American children do not consume enough produce. Bridget Swinney MS, RD, […]

Watermelon Kebabs: A Juicy Choice for School Lunches

(NewsUSA) – As another school year rolls around with new wardrobes and flashy electronics, the war for healthy school lunches wages on. “With childhood obesity on the rise and kids eating worse today than they did 20 years ago, it is so important for parents to take their children’s diets seriously,” says Elizabeth Somer, registered […]