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Obesity in Toddlers

Hey McDonald's, How Do You Like Them Apples? Why I'm Not Unhappy With the New Happy Meal.

Dina R. Rose | Posted 02.08.2012 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

These changes don't amount to a hill of beans from a nutrition perspective. From a habits perspective, though, the changes are worth considering. Let me explain.

Are Pediatricians Hurting Your Toddler's Eating Habits?

Dina R. Rose | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

Parents wouldn't have to resort to the "two more bites" tactic if they thought their toddlers were eating well. Ironically, it's the emphasis on nutrition that produces the problem.

Healthy Eating Habits for Halloween

Dina R. Rose | Posted 12.27.2011 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

By some reports, our kids stuff 5% of their yearly candy consumption into their Halloween candy bags. From a habits perspective, 5% is no big deal. But flip the statistic around and that's another story.