Kids are very visual when it comes to eating. This makes feeding them easy if you create a rainbow of food. However, this can be challenging if you’re not the visually creative type. Here are some tips on putting together healthy, nutritious, and colorful meals for kids. The most important aspect of feeding your child is to add as many whole foods as possible and avoid anything overly processed. Unfortunately, processed foods and their fabulous colorful boxes and bags can persuade children...
by on September 28th, 2011 at 04:09 am

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    Healthy Eating for Healthy Kids
    Kids are very visual when it comes to eating. This makes feeding them easy if you create a rainbow of food. However, this can be challenging if you’re not the visually creative type. Here are some tips on putting together...
    by at September 28th, 2011 at 04:09 am
  • Choosing the Best Shoes for Kids
    Kids spend so much time on their feet, walking, running and playing. An active child takes an average of 20,000 steps per day! Parents often ask me what shoes are best for their kids. So, here are my tips: Choose footwear...
    by at June 8th, 2010 at 07:06 am
  • Cooking and Eating with Kids
    Our author, who aspired for culinary greatness since day 1! So I don’t have any children of my own (yet!) but I have had the opportunity to cook for kids and observe kids’ behavior when you set a plate of food...
    by at May 10th, 2010 at 09:05 am
  • Q: How Can I Ease My Baby’s Heartburn?
    Got a question for us? Drop your tricky, random, wacky or plain confusing health question into the Suggest-O-Matic, leave a comment, or tag your tweet questions with #wellwire and our team of experts will answer them in...
    by at April 27th, 2010 at 08:04 am
  • Treating Kids This Flu Season
    Concerned parents have been calling my office asking for advice on how to best treat their feverish, sniffling tots. Knowing what to look for will help you decide if home remedies are appropriate or if a visit to the doctor...
    by at November 11th, 2009 at 06:11 am
  • Food Allergies and Kids 101
    No matter how hard they tried, little Johnny’s parents couldn’t convince him to eat his vegetables! Johnny only wanted to eat dinosaur shaped chicken nuggets, chocolate milk, and sugar bear cereal. In school he was lethargic,...
    by at October 12th, 2009 at 07:10 am
  • Superhero Your Vegetables
    I’ll be honest.  The only reason I ate broccoli as a kid was because I thought they were little trees.  It helped that I saw a cartoon moose on a Sunday morning eating little trees that were made to look like broccoli...
    by at May 13th, 2009 at 12:05 pm