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Better School Lunches: What Parents Should Know by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Virtual Back to School Night: The School Day Just Got Healthier! Join White House Chef Sam Kass, National PTA President Betsy Landers, Pew’s Kids’ Safe and Healthful F ... Read on »
Eating Out Holds Greater Promise for Better Health by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Since eating out accounts for nearly one-third of daily calories for many Americans, making informed meal choices has become critical for anyone aiming to being healthy. ... Read on »
Virtual Back to School for Nutrition Night by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Join National PTA and the Pew Charitable Trusts to Learn How The School Day Just Got Healthier! Photo Credit: Waukee Iowa Public Schools Join White House Chef Sa ... Read on »
Raise SAT/ACT Scores with a Sound Breakfast by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating “Suggest that the child get up early enough so that he or she can have a balanced breakfast,” says pediatrician W. Allan Walker, MD, author of  Eat, Play, and Be Healthy . ... Read on »
For Families with Food Sensitivities Check out AllergyEats, a Free, Online Restaurant Rating Service by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating About 8% of children suffer from a full blown food allergy, while 1 in 5 Americans can have a physical reaction in respond to a food or ingredient, according to the Allerg ... Read on »
Choosing the Right Cereal by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ready-to-eat Cereal should provide a good source of complex carbohydrates to jump start the day. What you don’t want is a bowl full of sugar, food coloring and sodium. Unf ... Read on »
Best and Worst Fast Food Kids’ Meals by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Even if you don’t want fries with that kids’ meal, chances are your fast food restaurant entices you to give it to your child. The top chains like McDonald’s, Taco Bell, ... Read on »
Food Patterns that Promote Childhood Obesity by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating According to the American Dietetic Association (ADA), the following foods, nutrients and eating behaviors are positively associated with childhood overweight: calorically ... Read on »
Support Healthier School Meals by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed appropriate nutritional standards to improve school Improved USDA meal standards will result in healthier school ... Read on »
Mercury in Fish Still a Concern by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Want Tuna? Choose Chunk Light As popular as canned tuna is, it is also the most common source of mercury in our diet. Testing by Consumer Reports’ confirms that ... Read on »
2010 in review by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating WordPress.com offered an assessment of how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of FeedingKids and You: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog ... Read on »
Cooking Light Offers LunchBox Ideas by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If only school foodservice lunches were all that they should be, we could embrace the ease and know we were giving our Pack a Healthy Lunch You Can Stand By chil ... Read on »
Nut Allergy Sufferers Beware by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Can You Name that Nut? Only half of people with a nut allergy can visually identify all the nuts they’re allergic to, according to research presented at the annual m ... Read on »
Should Your Children Be Taking Vitamin Supplements? by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A blanket recommendation that all children would benefit from vitamin/mineral supplements is not justified provided their nutritional intake reflects the recommended servi ... Read on »
Baby Carrots: The Newest Junk Food?! by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Baby Carrots are kid friendly but would your kids ever consider them “junk food”? Maybe they’ll feel differently after a $25 million dollar campaign that likens the color ... Read on »
Children with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) May Benefit from Probiotics by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The children and adolescents took a probiotic supplement containing 450 billion CFU for six weeks during which time there were no adverse side effects, supporting the acc ... Read on »
Help Keep Antibiotics Out of Our Food by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Keep Antibiotics Out of Our Food Ask the FDA to put stricter guidelines on antibiotics used in animal food production. The overuse of antibiotics is causing unresp ... Read on »
Time to Pass Child Nutrition Legislation by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Give a big hurrah to congressman George Miller, chair of the house Education and Labor Committee, who achieved passage of  his Improving Nutrition for America’s Children A ... Read on »
America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2010 by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Let's Help Our Kids Grow Up Healthy Poor eating habits and unhealthy food choices are major contributors to the high rate of obesity among children. In 2004,  chi ... Read on »
Xtreme Eating Award Announced by JoGo .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Written by Britney Ellis, nutrition student at Rutgers. The Xtreme Eating Awards were presented to restaurants by the Center for Science in the Public Interest for dis ... Read on »