Weight Management and Kids

The farmer’s market is your ticket to healthy eating this summer. According to Atlantic Health System dietitians, the time between when a fruit or vegetable is harvested and when you actually eat it impacts the content of its vitamins and minerals. For this reason, locally-grown produce that you can obtain at or right before prime ripeness offer greater nutritional value than imported foods. As an added bonus for families, farmer’s markets expose kids to healthier snack options and teach them about the growing and harvesting process.
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Weight Management and Kids

There's new evidence that even moderate amounts of caffeine consumed by a mom-to-be might affect her child's weight years later.

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Weight Management and Kids

After briefly leveling off, the U.S. obesity rate may be climbing again, according to a preliminary study.

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Weight Management and Kids

Too little sleep can increase a child's risk of obesity, British researchers report.

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