childhood obesity Articles

11 Healthy Kids’ Birthday Treats That Aren’t Cupcakes

In recent years, an increasing amount of schools in the U.S. have banned cake, cupcakes, and other treats for kids’ birthday celebrations all in an effort to curb childhood obesity and protect kids who have food allergies. Now in the midst of COVID-19, most schools...

How to Make Smoothies For Kids

One of the best ways to raise healthy eaters is to consistently offer up real, whole, healthy foods. Although I’m not in favor of pureeing vegetables and sneaking them into meals and baked goods, for example, serving up smoothies can be a great way to make sure your...

How To Combat Kids’ Weight Gain During COVID-19

It’s well-known that childhood obesity is an epidemic in the U.S., but with easier access to junk food, more time spent snacking, and less time being active, the COVID-19 pandemic has only worsened the problem. An April 2020 study in the journal Obesity, which looked...

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...
How to Make Smoothies For Kids

How to Make Smoothies For Kids

One of the best ways to raise healthy eaters is to consistently offer up real, whole, healthy foods. Although I’m not...