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.
Healthy Eating Habits for Your Child
Learning healthy eating habits at a young age can reap benefits for a lifetime. Here are tips for teaching your kids about nutrition.
Grocery Shopping Tips for Parents
These grocery shopping tips can help busy parents keep their children healthy. Learn about choosing nutritious food for your family.
Nutrition and Your Child's Teeth
What your child eats affects his or her teeth. Keep your child's teeth in tip-top shape with these tips.
Nutrition and Teeth
Snacking can lead to tooth decay. WebMD offers tips for stocking your pantry and fridge with dental-friendly foods.
End the Picky Eating Struggle
The surprising reasons why some kids are picky eaters, and what you can do to end the struggle.
Healthy Eating: Nutrients Kids Need
Are your kids getting what they need from their food? Check this list to learn what nutrients they might miss out on.
10 Foods You and Your Grandkids Should Eat
Be a role model for your grandkids: Smart food choices will boost their health for life.
How I Got My Son to Eat Zucchini
Preparing this squash in a kid-friendly way (like in our recipes) is the secret to getting kids to like it.
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.
Stop Childhood Obesity
Can childhood obesity be stopped? Yes, says child 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.
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.
Slideshows & Images
Healthy Food Slideshow: Build a Better Meal
Want to feed your family smart? See step-by-step directions to making the perfect healthy plate.
Slideshow: 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.
Slideshow: 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.
Slideshow: 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: Are Your Kids Overloading Their Plates?
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.
Quiz: 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.
Healthier Choices 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.
Best-Tasting Light Mayonnaise
WebMD 'Recipe Doctor' Elaine Magee taste-tests light, low-fat and olive oil mayonnaise.
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.
Mommy Makeovers: Lighten Kids' Favorite Foods
Try these healthier versions of family favorites
Family Menu Makeovers: Lighten Your Favorite Foods
Try these healthier versions of children's favorite foods.