Nutrition for Kids Directory
You have more influence on what your kids eat than you may think. Not only do you buy and prepare their meals, but you are their eating role model. If you are an oatmeal-and-biking type, your kids likely are, too. If you are more the chips-and-TV type, that's where you'll find the kids. Learn how to be a healthy role model for your child. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about children's nutrition and get tips on how to get your kids to eat a healthy diet and like it.
School Nutrition: Making the Grade?
Nearly 50 million kids are back in school, ready for reading, writing, and arithmetic. Along with new teachers and lesson plans, they will also find new policies governing what they can eat and drink while at school.
Good Nutrition For Preschoolers
Get even picky eaters to eat healthfully – with a minimum of fuss.
End the Picky Eating Struggle
The surprising reasons why some kids are picky eaters, and what you can do to end the struggle.
Feeding Your Teenager
Parents can help teens learn to make healthy food choices.
Proper Snacks for Childhood Weight Control
Should you limit your child's snacking to manage his or her weight? Ask childhood obesity expert Dr. David Ludwig.
Family Mealtime and Childhood Weight Control
How does sitting down to dinner as a family help your child lose weight? Ask childhood obesity expert Dr. David Ludwig.
Four Ways to Change Your Teen's Eating Habits
A leading child obesity expert gives four ways you can help your teenager lose weight.
Stop Childhood Obesity
Can childhood obesity be stopped? Yes, says child obesity expert Dr. David Ludwig.
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Quick Tips for Feeding a Picky Eater
Is your child a picky eater? Learn strategies for feeding picky eaters and tips for establishing good eating habits in kids.
Build a Better Meal
Want to feed your family smart? See step-by-step directions to making the perfect healthy plate.
Essential Nutrients for Kids
What nutrients do your kids need? See where to find essential vitamins and minerals in food for good children's nutrition.
How to Make Your Kid’s School Lunch Great
You want your child’s school lunch to taste great and give them all the energy and nutrients they need for a super school day -- without a lot of effort. It can be simple! WebMD shows you how.
Kids Portion Sizes Quiz
What's a serving of ice cream? Bread? Pancakes? Take this quiz to see if your kids are overdoing it. Get tips on avoiding portion distortion.
How Can You Get Kids the Vitamins They Need?
Do some veggies pack a bigger nutrition punch than others? Should you worry if your child is a picky eater? Find out in this quiz.
Which Foods Are Better for You?
Can you pick the healthier of two foods? Take this quiz to see how much you know about making healthier choices.
Sugars & Sweeteners Quiz: Test Your Sugar Smarts
Test your sugar IQ to see how much you know about the different types of sugar and sweeteners.
Eat This, Not That for Kids
The idea behind Eat This Not That for Kids is that by making simple substitutions for their children's favorite dishes, parents can get their kids to eat more healthy foods and improve their diets.
Wondering What to Pack for School Lunches?
It's back to the lunch-packing grind for parents. If you're fresh out of ideas, check out these healthy supermarket options.
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Best-Tasting Light Mayonnaise
WebMD 'Recipe Doctor' Elaine Magee taste-tests light, low-fat and olive oil mayonnaise.