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by Your Child Nutrition Expert Jill Castle

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More and more, it is apparent that WHAT young children eat early on contributes significantly to their taste preferences later in life. For example, if sweets are offered early on, a preference for these foods may develop. There are many steps you can...

In the Northeast, Super Storm Sandy followed by a Winter Wonderland quickly ushered out watermelon, strawberries and asparagus as seasonal options to fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. As it gets colder and the season undeniably changes, so...

What foods can make your child smarter? Truth be told, there are a lot of foods that can improve learning, understanding and memory.  Brain power relies on many factors, including physical activity, sleep and food. I’ve highlighted 7 foods that can...

I want you and your children to eat more whole grains—I really do. Besides the health benefits associated with heart health and a slew of other positive associations (like weight management), whole grains should be an important part of your family’s...

This winter, as you host seasonal get-togethers, resist the temptation to feed your loved ones unhealthy foods. Instead, top your table with healthy and delicious finger foods that will give adults and children the nutrients they need — like lutein, one...

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