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Is Snacking Healthy for Kids

Is Snacking Healthy for Kids?

Whether parents like it or not, snacking happens. Sure, some of us oldies might remember back when nutrition was all about “three squares and nothing in between,” but since the 1970s, snacking between meals has increasingly become the accepted norm — especially with kids. According to a report in the journal Health Affairs, American children snack an average 3

Daily Sunshine -healthy 3-in-1 smoothie for kids

Introducing Daily Sunshine!

Have you heard about the new, healthy snack that’s made for picky kids and pickier parents? It’s called Daily Sunshine, and we think you’re going to love it. This brand-new healthy smoothie is a delicious snack for kids that comes in two kid-friendly flavors. Plus, it’s made with organic fruits and vegetables.* But, if you’re a picky parent, we know you’ve got questions. And we’re here with answers!


6 Ways to Get Kids Fit – And Off Those Phones

By Kate Bayless As a mom of three, I’m well-versed in the siren song of screen time. From cell phones to video screens, computers to game consoles, my three boys could easily fill the entire day with tech time if I let them. And they did once. As an experiment one Saturday, instead of their regular hour

Cutting Sugar Can Improve Children's Cholesterol Levels in Just 10 Days |

Cutting Sugar Can Improve Children’s Cholesterol Levels in Just 10 Days

Most children are constantly surrounded by sugary treats (in large part due to their own persistence — and their grandparents), so it might be unrealistic to think that a child could grow up in a sugar-free environment. But there’s a huge difference between kids eating an occasional sweet treat and eating cookies after every single


11 Healthy Holiday Treats

Candy canes, gingerbread, cookies of all shapes and sizes, marshmallows floating in mugs of hot cocoa…sugary treats abound this time of year. If you want to get your family into the holiday spirit in a healthier way, try some of these adorable and easy-to-make holiday-inspired snacks we found.

5 Tips to Help Your Kids Learn Healthy Habits.HEADER

5 Tips to Help Your Kids Learn Healthy Habits

“Raising kids is easy!” — said no one ever. It’s hard, but it’s also incredibly rewarding. We know you work hard to be a role model for your kids. You teach them how to make healthy choices, you show them the importance of being active, and much more. Here are five ways you can help


Is Your Child Overweight?

The beauty of one’s child is boundless in the mind of the parent, who sees only intelligence, humor, and limitless potential — and the tremendous responsibility to ensure that child’s health, welfare, and happiness. But that devotion can cloud an important reality: the child’s weight. With 17 percent of children in the U.S. qualifying as