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Food & Nutrition

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MetroKids Harvest Guide

MetroKids Harvest Guide

A roundup of pick-your-own fruit, pumpkin & veggie venues in Delaware, Pennsylvania and South Jersey.

August 2013
Vitamin D: Let the Sunshine In

Vitamin D: Let the Sunshine In

Learn why vitamin D is so important to women's health and how to get the recommended dosage in sunlight and supplement form.

August 2013
Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

A key to any healthy diet is to avoid miracle foods, unrealistic weight loss guarantees and diet scams. Learn how to find the best diet for you and identify diet myths and bad nutritional information.

June 2013
Food safety myths and facts

Food safety myths and facts

Most cases of foodborne illness result from improper food handling and preparation. To increase your family’s odds of eating safely, learn about these food myths.

February 2013
Easy, fast and healthy dinners

Easy, fast and healthy dinners

Looking for creative ways to get a healthy meal on the table fast? Delivery services such as Fresh Direct are one answer for busy parents.

January 2013
Listen first, then talk about weight

Listen first, then talk about weight

Experts say understand how your child feels about herself first, and armed with that knowledge, together you can discuss weight issues.

November 2012
Dine out stress-free (sort of)

Dine out stress-free (sort of)

These mom-tested tips for eating with kids at a restaurant include menus, timing, tables versus booths and ambiance.

October 2012
Food allergies on the rise

Food allergies on the rise

An average of two kids in each class class probably have an allergy. Most common are milk, eggs, wheat, soy, nuts, fish and shellfish.

September 2012
Join the school cafeteria revolution

Join the school cafeteria revolution

Here's how parents can get involved in promoting healthier food at their child’s school or district.

September 2012
Local Produce: Hip and Healthy

Local Produce: Hip and Healthy

Sustainable eating reduced the environmental impact of shipping foods, supports local farmers and provides the health benefits of fresh foods.

July 2012
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