Healthy Family Eating

When good eating and exercise habits are formed at home, they can last a lifetime. Discover helpful tips for getting your family to eat right.

Whether your family members are overweight, underweight, or perfectly fine, you probably still worry about how they're eating. Do your kids get enough calcium? Should you and your children be taking vitamins? In this section, learn how to make the right choices for your family and get tips on teaching your children the importance of eating nutritious (and great-tasting!) food and staying active.

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Mistakes Parents Make When Feeding Their Kids

Joy reveals her tried-and-true ways for avoiding common pitfalls at the family table.
Are you making one of these mistakes?

Should Your Child Take Vitamins?

Is a daily vitamin necessary for your kids — or even a good idea?
See what experts say about children's vitamins.

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Parents, Break Your Kids of This Unhealthy Habit

Giving your child beverages that contain empty sugar calories can set them up for major issues down the road. It's time to break the "liquid candy" habit!

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3 Steps to a Healthy Kid-Friendly Lunchbox

Give your kids a yummy lunchbox makeover with my 3-step approach to packing the perfect brown bag lunch. Here's how to make it without all the fuss.

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5 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Family

When good eating and exercise habits are formed at home, they can last a lifetime. Teach your family these habits.

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Food Cures for the Common Cold

Just because cold remedies are commonplace, doesn't mean they're effective. Get the hard facts about common-cold care.

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5 Foods Your Kids Should Be Eating

Want to help your kids do better in school, have lasting energy, and grow up strong and healthy? These 5 foods should be on every kid's plate!

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8 Energy-Boosting Breakfasts

Not all breakfasts have staying power. Choose protein-packed meals to start your day off right. Here are creative, delicious breakfast ideas you have to try!

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10 Kid-Friendly Breakfast Ideas

These fun recipes deliver powerful nutrients that will fuel your child's growing body. Feed your kid these 10 tasty meals!

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The 6 Best Breakfasts to Eat Before the SATs

The right pre-exam meal can keep your brain focused and your body fueled up. Score big with these top picks.

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Healthy Snacks Kids Love!

Offering smart choices at snack time helps your kids refuel with "the good stuff". Feed your little ones these fun, creative treats.

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Tasty Snack-time Swaps

I know life can get chaotic and finding the time to whip up nourishing snacks for your kids can be an overwhelming affair. Try these easy, healthy, and delicious treats that can be whipped up in a flash.