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Childrens Eating Habits

What Are The Olympics Teaching Your Kids About Food?

Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

What's the message of these ads? That if you eat enough Chicken McNuggets you'll become a Olympian? That taking a bite of fast food is somehow as thrilling as receiving the highest athletic honor awarded on an international stage?

A Breakdown Of Your Child's Eating Patterns

Raquel D'Apice | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Raquel D'Apice

In handy pie-chart form.

Is It Time for Pediatricians to Stop Pushing So Much Cheese?

Dina R. Rose | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

Cheese sticks. Grilled cheese. Cheese quesadillas. Pizza. Macaroni and cheese. Many toddlers I know eat cheese daily. Some eat cheese multiple times throughout the day. And parents think they're doing the right thing: getting enough calcium into their kids.

What To Do When Your Kid Won't Eat

Susan Stiffleman | Posted 10.24.2011 | Parents

Dear Susan, My 6-year-old son is an extremely picky eater. He throws fits when I try to get him to taste new foods. His automatic answer is no -- h...