Ask A South Florida Expert: 5 School Lunches Kids Can Make ThemselvesCheck out these 5 healthy lunches kids can easily make themselves provided by Dina Garcia, RD, LDN a licensed dietitian-nutritionist and owner of Vida Nutrition.
Parents Urged To Steer Clear Of Protein Supplements For KidsProtein supplements are becoming wildly popular. Athletes use them all the time and now more kids are taking them. But do they really need them?
AAP: School Meals Improved, Focus Centers On Packed LunchesFor the past 10 years, growing concerns over childhood obesity has paved the way for more nutritious, healthier foods offered to kids at school. But now the American Academy of Pediatrics wants healthy foods to go beyond cafeteria walls, urging caregivers to focus on the nutritional quality of the foods packed and brought to school.
Time To Indulge: It's National Junk Food Day!If you’re dieting, you probably won’t be celebrating today because it’s is National Junk Food Day.
Mmmm Good: Bugs Get Placed On Restaurants' MenusGrab a fork and get ready to dig into a feast full of insects.
Six Foods To Help You Feel Great For Spring Spring is finally here, but even if you still have the winter blahs, there are certain things that you can do to feel a bit better.
How To Get Kids On-Board With Healthy Eating A winning combination most parents want for their children is a healthy mind and a healthy body. But how to get the kids to buy into the idea of eating healthy lunches and snacks?
The Health Risks Associated With High-Protein DietsThe next time you take a trip to the grocery store, look around; you may be surprised by the number of products that feature added protein.
Food For The SexesEating right is largely regarded as an important part of staying healthy, but research reveals that gender might play a role in what you should be including in your diet. In other words, what’s beneficial for men might not be beneficial for women and vice versa.
Kid's Meals Not Always The Best Choice Moms and Dads are not going to like the finds of a new survey when it comes to kid’s meals on restaurant menus. The study, by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, looked at children’s meals at the nation’s top chain restaurants. It found 97 percent of their offerings did not meet nutritional standards.
Super Foods Fight FatigueDo you feel tired all the time, despite getting sleep at night? Getting your energy back could be simpler than you think. That’s because certain nutrient-rich foods can help fight fatigue and even give you energy to spare.
Pain Fighting Foods In Your Pantry, Fridge Relief from everyday aches and pains may be as simple as opening your refrigerator or pantry.