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Kids Junk Food

From Oreos to Apple Slices: An Update

Caron Gremont | Posted 09.11.2013 | Parents
Caron Gremont

There are always other barriers to making a change such as limited storage space, lack of time to cut food, budget constraints or teachers who find cookies and chips effective rewards in the classroom. Accept that these are barriers -- and work with the school to creatively find solutions.

What Why My Daughter's Camp Considers 'Special Needs'

Caron Gremont | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Caron Gremont

My daughter doesn't think her diet is "special." To her, it's normal. She eats a wide variety of fruits and vegetables throughout the day. What message does it send to tell my daughter that to eat "healthy food," she needs to get her snack at the camp nurse every afternoon?

Manufacturers Continue to Target Children With Sugary Cereal Ads

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 08.25.2012 | Food
Bettina Elias Siegel

There's clearly a market of parents out there looking for companies to support them in their efforts to feed their children well -- and a growing resentment among these consumers toward companies that prey on their children with aggressive junk food marketing.