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Childrens Nutrition

Looking for Admiration? Serve Some Veggies!

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab has a new argument that can certainly appeal to moms, dads and any other food provider who wants to be a hero: Putting veggies on the plate gives the perception of a loving, capable cook.

What I'm Embarrassed To Admit As A Pediatrician

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 05.14.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

I've tried everything I tell parents to do. I started early with healthy foods and have offered them consistently. But nothing has worked. Like I said: embarrassing.

House To Vote On Bill To Improve School Lunches

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have temporarily blocked legislation to feed school meals to thousands more hungry children. Republicans used a proced...

Stick a Fork in It: Pass The Child Nutrition Act

Debra Eschmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Debra Eschmeyer

While the resulting stuffed turkey that is the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids' Act, is not perfect, it's pretty darn good.

Help Needed Now for Growing Number of Children in Poverty

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

At least one in four children was poor in nearly 190 counties in 39 states in 2009, a time of severe recession. In 33 counties in 17 states, at least...

Good Nutrition Starts at School

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Only 2% of children get enough fruits and vegetables to meet the USDA's Food Guide Pyramid serving recommendations. An entire generation is missing out on the pleasures of home-cooked meals made with freshly harvested foods.