Toddlers

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How Much Sugar is Okay for Toddlers?

Sugar for toddlers: what is okay?  Do you want to know how much sugar is okay for toddlers to still be healthy, and know the sneaky places where sugar hides, beyond the obvious sugary treats? How much sugar does the average toddler eat? The most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans

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best probiotics for kids

The Best Probiotic Foods for Kids

For the best probiotic foods for kids, there are several things to take into consideration. While we use one name – probiotics – to describe these friendly gut bacteria, there are many different kinds. Probiotics come in various strains, and different strains have different benefits.  We have less concrete research

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Healthy Orange Popsicles Recipe (with protein!)

These Healthy Orange Popsicles are embarrassingly easy to make. They are the perfect summer treat! My kids could live on popsicles in the summertime. As a dietitian, I like to make sure they are filled with goodness, including protein. And, I like to make them without added sugar.  Note: this

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Healthy Popsicles for Summer 2021

Summertime is popsicle season! I had requests for a list of healthy popsicles for kids, so I headed to a few stores to see what I could find. Side note- I’m totally that mom who doesn’t allow popsicles in the house and I make my son eat them outside. If

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How to Get Your Toddler to Eat Meat

Your toddler won’t eat meat, and you need some new ideas on how to get your toddler to eat meat! You know the protein and iron are good for them, and you don’t want them to only eat carbs all the time. And it can be challenging to plan meals

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