Healthy Weight Articles

School Meals Are Too High in Added Sugars: Study 

When it comes to the nutrition standards for school meals in the U.S., we often hear about whole grains, sodium, and fat, but added sugars aren’t something that gets too much attention. Yet a new study backs up what experts have been concerned about for...

What is High-Fructose Corn Syrup?

As a parent, you’re always hearing about the laundry list of ingredients and toxic chemicals you should avoid in your kid’s diet. Things like artificial food dyes, GMO’s, pesticides, antibiotics, arsenic, and one of the worst offenders: high-fructose corn...

10 Healthy Thanksgiving Tips

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a joyful, gratitude-filled day spent with family and friends, but with COVID-19 cases spiking across the U.S. and new holiday guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) about hosting and attending holiday gatherings,...

23 Easy Ways To Slash Sugar From Your Kid’s Diet

A slice of birthday cake, fresh-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookies, and ice cream on a hot summer day have always been quintessential moments of childhood, but it should come as no surprise that kids are consuming way too much of the sweet stuff. Yet the sugar...
What Are Added Sugars?

What Are Added Sugars?

Cookies, candy and sweet treats are what childhood is made of, but we all know feeding our kids too much sugar can...