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Friday Food News Feed: October 8

All sorts of interesting news bites crossed our desk this week. Let’s jump right in: Kids’ Energy Sources: A new report in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that the top sources of energy for kids ages 2 to 18 were grain desserts, pizza, and soda. Researchers expressed concern about the “flow of empty calories” into […]

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Time for Lunch?

Ever since school started two weeks ago, our first-grader has come home with at least 75 percent of his lunch still completely intact and untouched. (We’re wondering – where does he get all of his energy if he’s not eating? But that’s a side issue for the moment.) When we try to get to the […]

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Food, Kids, and Caregivers

Does any of this sound familiar? “My babysitter offers food to the kids whenever she runs out of ideas for what to do next.” “My mother ignores any meal plan I have for the kids and gives them treats all day long.” “At my child’s preschool, they seem to think the kids won’t make it […]

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