healthy eating for kids

Sugar and Kids

Guidelines from the American Heart Association This is a reminder to cut back on the sugar, parents. In a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, a committee of doctors issued conclusions about the association of sugar and kids: Strong evidence supports the association of added sugars with increased cardiovascular disease risk in children. The … Continue

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, a nutrition education and information campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. In her article for the Academy, Vicki Shanta Retelny, RDN, LDN offers some healthy ways … Continue