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Healthy eating: why it’s time to stop cleaning your plate

Health experts agree that enforcing a “clean your plate” rule — regardless of a child’s age — isn’t always good for healthy eating.

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What is post traumatic feeding disorder?

Post traumatic feeding or eating disorders are behaviors exhibited when an infant relates a painful or frightening experience with eating.

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Is baby-led weaning a safe way to feed your infant?

Baby-led weaning is a term that describes a way to introduce solid foods to babies, and it skips the puree or mushy-food phase.

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Kids need more than calcium to keep bones healthy

Weight-bearing activities — like running and jumping — are the most important types of exercises for building healthy bones in kids.

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How to pack nutrition into kids’ meals

Here’s how to pack nutrition into kids’ meals and avoid fighting over food with children.