Although a vegetarian diet can be healthy at any age, parents should take special care when going meat-free with their still-growing children. In this Children’s Channel video, Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian with the Akron Children’s Hospital Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes, offers some tasty and nutritious alternatives.
Take advantage of the holiday break to jumpstart good eating habits for your teen, starting with the first meal of the day. Studies show kids who start the day with a wholesome breakfast maintain a healthy weight and are less likely to overeat throughout the day. What’s more, according to the American Dietetic Association, kids […]
Many kids are not big meat eaters, so it’s easy to worry that your child is not getting enough protein in his diet. Children have greater protein requirements based on their weight versus adults due to their growth and development. Because protein is used to build and repair tissue, kids who are active in sports […]