Diet & Health

Article | Mar 08 2010
How much time do your kids spend in front of the TV or computer screen each day? According to a national survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, children and adolescents, on average, log nearly four and a half hours of TV-watching daily–and that...
Article | Mar 08 2010
Sure, you want to help your family to eat healthy. So what's stopping you? If you think it takes too much time to shop and prepare nutritious meals, you have plenty of company. Many people aren't doing more to eat healthy because they think it takes...
Article | Mar 08 2010
You've probably heard the latest news—more Americans than ever are overweight. Two out of three adults and nearly one in three children and adolescents are overweight or obese. Along with extra pounds come increased health risks for adults and kids...
Article | Mar 08 2010
You've probably heard the news: Type 2 diabetes, a condition once reserved for the "over 45" set, is rapidly increasing among children and adolescents, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The increasing number of children with type...
Blog entry | Mar 07 2010
Editors Note: Today is the start of National School Breakfast Week.  Later this week, we'll be highlighting some of the Foundation's own breakfast resources, but first we wanted to highlight more on what the week is all about. By: Dora Rivas, MS, RD...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Edible Apple LipsMakes 3 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 large red apple3 tablespoons peanut butter18 miniature marshmallows STUFF YOU NEED Apple corer (optional)KnifeCutting boardButter knife/spreaderMeasuring spoons HOW TO PUT IT TOGETHER    1. Wash the...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Fabulously Fruity FreezeMakes 2 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 (15-ounce) can tropical fruit salad in fruit juices, no sugar added (or about 1 3/4 cups of your favorite chopped fresh fruit)1 cup low-fat vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt, softened, but...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Grape-n-Cheese Mini-KebabsMakes 2 servingsWHAT'S IN IT?24 red or green grapes4 ounce chunk part-skim mozzarella cheese STUFF YOU NEED Small bowlCutting boardCutting knife12 toothpicks2 snack platesHOW TO PUT IT TOGETHER    1. Measure out the grapes...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Groovy Grape Ape SmoothieMakes 2 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 cup (8 fluid ounces) 100% grape juice1 container (8 ounce) low-fat strawberry or other fruit yogurt1 medium, ripe banana, peeled, halved, frozen STUFF YOU NEED Liquid measuring cupElectric...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Insect-Infested LogsMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 4 (8-inch) celery stalks1/2 cup creamy peanut butter2 tablespoons currants2 tablespoons apricot bits or 6 dried apricots sliced into mini "worm-like" pieces STUFF YOU NEED Cutting boardCutting...

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