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Can Picky Eating Signal A Problem?

When does picky eating indicate a larger problem? more

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe For Kids?

Is it safe to give a child food containing artificial sweeteners? more

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Can I Give My Child Juice?

Is it really all that unhealthy to give my child sugar-sweetened drinks? more

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Sugar & The Hyperactive Child

For decades now, sugar-laden holidays have been a source of celebration and consternation. Parents and grandparents alike happily satisfy a child’s sweet tooth with birthday cakes, Christmas cookies, and Halloween candies, and then brace themselves for the ensuing “sugar high.”... more

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Natural Ways To Boost Immunity

Adding natural immune boosters to your child’s diet may reduce the number, severity, and duration of common childhood infections. Here are the more popular immune boosters. more

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Are Pesticides Linked To ADHD?

Will my baby have an increased risk of ADHD if he’s exposed to pesticides in foods? more

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What Is WIC?

What is WIC and who qualifies? more

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What Do I Do If My Picky Eater Refuses To Eat?

When should I be worried about my picky eater, and what can I do about her refusal to eat? more

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10 Best Iron-Rich Foods For Kids

Kids need to consume iron-rich foods; here is our list of 10 foods your kids will eat, plus ideas on how to serve them. more

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How Food Coloring & Other Additives Affect Behavior

Updated September 13, 2015 It is a century old debate—one that began in 1899. A couple of professors and two representatives from butter associations appeared before Congress to complain about a bill that would prohibit them from coloring their butter... more