Children's Nutrition News
Labels on 'toddler drinks' may be misleading customers, study says
So-called toddler drinks are a growing category of beverages for young ones, but their labels may be misleading customers about their nutrition and health benefits. A study published Monday in the journal Preventive Medicine noted that the drinks -- marketed for children 9 to 36 months who are
Sen. Tim Kaine, Wife Anne Holton Discuss Their Marriage, Her Support of Teachers
Senator Kaine and his wife chatted with "The View" co-hosts about the election and their personal lives.
Bill Gates Launches Chicken Initiative to Tackle Poverty in Africa
Can chickens change the world? Bill Gates thinks so. The Microsoft co-founder and global humanitarian launched a campaign Wednesday to help impoverished families in sub-Saharan Africa raise chickens. Gates said raising and selling the birds can be an effective way to tackle poverty, because they
Ex-Reporter on the Moment She Said 'I Quit' on Live TV
Finally tonight, a careful decision, when it's time to take a new direction at work. Zayn malik, leaving his band. And when folks at the office say, I'm done. Here's Chris Connelly. ♪ Reporter: Who would quit the world's biggest boy band in mid-tour? He did. This week zayn malik taking his high
Kids ’ Nutrition Could Impact Future Heart Health
A new study found that less than one percent of children ages 5-11 have ideal diets.
Breastfeeding May Influence Kids' Eating Habits at Age 6
By Pearl Philip, MD What you feed your child in his or her first year of life could very well predict their health habits at age 6, according to a new report from researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings...
Hide and Sweet: Surprising Places You'll Find High Fructose Corn Syrup
In some not-so-sweet news, the honey you spoon into your tea may contain high fructose corn syrup, prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to issue new recommendations this week. If adopted, the new rules would prevent food companies from labeling anything "honey" that doesn’t come directly
Everything You Need to Know About Kids' Nutrition in 9 Tweets
With so much conflicting information, knowing what to feed your kids can be a harrowing experience. Should you go organic? Are genetically modified foods safe? Should I put my child on a diet? What if I can’t get my kid to eat anything besides pizza?...
The 6 Best Rules of Toddler Nutrition
If your kids refuse to eat anything but chicken nuggets, pizza or pasta, health coach and childhood nutrition expert, Stephanie Merchant has some advice for you. Known as “The Nutrition Mom”, Merchant offers these six suggestions for getting your children to eat a healthier diet. Join: Toddler
Mom Invents Harness to Help Disabled Kids Walk
An Israeli mom of a child with cerebral palsy has invented a walking harness that changes the way special-needs kids navigate the world. Debby Elnatan designed a support harness to allow her wheelchair-bound young son Rotem to stand upright. By cinching the top of the...