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Healthy Breakfast Ideas that Even Picky Children Love

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Topic(s): Nutrition, Recipes

Although kids always tell me they’ve heard breakfast is the most important meal of the day, many kids and teens don’t eat breakfast or use quick morning sweets without much staying power for their action-packed days. Without a healthy breakfast, kids miss out on the fuel needed for improved performance on demanding mental tasks and motivation to be physically active.

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Organic vs. Non-Organic Foods for Your Child

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Topic(s): Nutrition

Erica Mouch, RD, LD, a dietitian with Children’s National Health System, explains the differences between organic and non-organic produce and the positives and negatives that each bring to the (kitchen) table.

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