Recipes and Posts Tagged Kids Health

Junk food still stars in TV ads seen by kids

By: IreneTreesa | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Junk Food, Kids News, Unhealthy Eating | Tags : , , ,

Children are seeing fewer sugary, fatty foods advertised on TV, but unhealthy fare still makes up the bulk of food commercials they see, a new study suggests. What’s more, researchers found, children were actually seeing more fast-food commercials in 2009 compared with six years earlier. Read more: – Junk... more

Read more

Getting Kids to Eat Their Veggies: A New Approach to an Age-Old Problem

By: IreneTreesa | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Eating, Healthy Food, Kids News | Tags : , ,

Every parent has a different strategy for trying to get his or her kid to eat more vegetables, from growing vegetables together as a family to banning treats until the dinner plate is clean. New research suggests that teaching young children an overarching, conceptual framework for nutrition may do the... more

Read more

Sticky fruit snacks cant compare to real thing

By: IreneTreesa | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health News, Healthy Food | Tags : , , ,

For parents looking to sneak some nutrition into their kids’ school lunches, brightly packaged fruity snacks — many of which promise they’re the equivalent of a serving of fruit or more — are undoubtedly tempting. After all, the plastic-wrapped bars, sticks, rolls and strips contain no pits, seeds or cores... more

Read more

Catchy Vegetable Names Make Kids Eat Greens

By: IreneTreesa | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health News, Healthy Food | Tags : , , , ,

Catchy vegetable names can convince kids to eat them, suggests a new study. Researchers at Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab observed that kids have an aversion of vegetables, but they can be convinced if you rename veggies with a catchy name. The researchers examined study pattern of the 147 students ranging... more

Read more

Does obesity affect school performance?

By: IreneTreesa | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news | Tags : ,

Obese children and teenagers face a slew of potential health problems as they get older, including an increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and certain cancers. As if that weren’t enough, obesity may harm young people’s long-term college and career prospects, too. In recent years, an uneven yet growing body... more

Read more

Kids and Healthy Food Choices

By: IreneTreesa | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news | Tags : , , ,

Every meal should be a happy meal! From early on, kids begin to develop preferences for certain foods and dislikes for others. It is important for parents to understand that their children have different nutritional needs at each age based on their growth and development. The nutritional benefits infants and... more

Read more

Get more recipes and cooking tips
in your inbox
It's FREE!!!

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting recipes and cooking tips to your email inbox.