Obesity may affect how well children perform in school, and parents may want to make nutrition a priority as kids head back to the classroom. More research is drawing a connection between physical activity, proper nutrition and academic performance.
With kids headed back to school, it’s time to buy a lunch box. But what should you look for? And how to you make sure it keeps food at safe temperatures?
You want your kids to eat healthy at school, but how do you encourage them to choose nutritious foods? ADC pediatrician Dr. Vanessa Chiapetta offers some advice for parents and tips to encourage health eating.
It’s time to think about sending kids back to school and making sure their lunch boxes are healthy and safe. Dr. Vanessa Chiapetta explains what you should put in a lunch box and how to keep it cold in the Texas heat.
ADC pediatricians are touting the 5-2-1-0 Kid’s Get Healthy program for the new school year. ADC’s 5-2-1-0 Kid’s Get Healthy program is an initiative that emphasizes healthy nutritional choices and behaviors. The program seeks to help kids live a healthyaaa
With back-to-school just a few weeks away, parents may be wondering how to fill their children’s new lunch boxes and still get out the door on time. It may take a little planning, but it is possible to make sure kids eat healthy when they head off to school.
Under Kids LiveWell, an initiative from the National Restaurant Association, participating food chains must offer and promote a food selection that meets criteria based on leading health organizations’ scientific recommendations, including the 2010 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Dietary Guidelines.