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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.

HEALTHY SNACKS

Your family can nibble on healthy foods and fight tooth decay at the same time.

Gobble Guilt-Free

Reduce calories and pump up nutrition with these holiday food tips.

Tips To Pack a Safe Lunch

A recent study found that more than 90 percent with perishable items (even with multiple ice packs) were kept at unsafe temperatures.

New Kids' Menus at Restaurants

Nineteen restaurant chains now offer meals that seek to provide nutritional balance. Here's a closer look.

The Healthiest Drinks for Kids

What a child drinks can drastically affect the amount of calories consumed, as well as the amount of nutrients needed to build strong bodies.

'My Plate' Replaces Food Pyramid

Four sections correspond to recommended dietary portions, with a dairy portion on the side. Officials and First Lady Michelle Obama say the new graphic is easier to understand.

New Dietary Guidelines Deciphered

Here's what the latest federal advice on what to eat says — and really means.

MILK STRIKE!

Taken off breastfeeding or formula, some toddlers refuse cow's milk. The problem is the potential for a vitamin D or calcium deficiency.

Mom, I Want To Be a Vegetarian!

Here's how to support teens when they choose a vegetarian diet, including ways to make sure they get adequate nutrition.

Are Energy Drink Safe for Kids?

There are now at least 200 energy drinks on the market. But is it a good idea for kids or parents to get an energy-drink buzz?

America's Salt Shake-up

Sodium is under fire as a nutrition no-no. These tips can help you reduce your family's salt intake.
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