Tag Archives: Feeding

‘Lentils Will Help You Run Faster:’ Communicating Food Benefits Gets Kids to Eat Healthier

[Source:  Science Daily] That’s according to a study published today in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior by Washington State University and Florida State University scientists. The researchers found affirming statements like ‘eat your lentils if you want to grow bigger … Continue reading

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Repetition Key to Fostering Healthy Eating Habits in Early Childhood

[Source: Psych Central] Early childhood is a critical period for establishing healthy eating behaviors, yet many preschoolers in the United States are not meeting dietary recommendations. Now, new research suggests the best way to develop healthy eating habits is to consistently expose … Continue reading

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New Link Between Childhood Obesity and Early Infant Feeding

[Source:  Medical X-Press] New research from Western Sydney University suggests that infants in South Western Sydney introduced to formula and solid foods within the first four months, could be twice as likely to suffer from childhood obesity. The study, published … Continue reading

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How ‘Nature and Nurture’ Maybe Influencing Eating Behavior in Young Kids

[Source:  Medical X-Press] For most preschool-age children, picky eating is just a normal part of growing up. But for others, behaviors such as insisting on only eating their favorite food item—think chicken nuggets at every meal—or refusing to try something … Continue reading

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Kids Adjust to Drinking Plain Milk After Chocolate is Removed

[Source:  Medical X-Press] A new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut has found that most students adjust to drinking plain milk after flavored milk is removed from school lunch menus. Flavored … Continue reading

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