MyPlate Food Guide for Parents
The USDA's food guide icon is designed to make meal planning easy. Here's how to get MyPlate onto your table.
Carbohydrates and Sugar for Parents
Carbs are the body's most important and readily available source of energy. The key is to eat healthy ones, like whole grains, and avoid foods with added sugar.
Cholesterol for Parents
Most parents probably don't think about what cholesterol means for their kids. But high cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease, which has its roots in childhood.
Can Diabetes Be Prevented? for Parents
Parents want to protect their kids from everything, which is virtually impossible, of course. But can you prevent your child from getting diabetes?
Can Diabetes Be Prevented? for Teens
The things you do now could help prevent diabetes later, depending on the type of diabetes. Here's the scoop on diabetes prevention.
How Much Food Should I Eat? for Teens
Lots of us don't realize we're eating too much because we've become so used to large portions. This article for teens helps you take control of your plate.
Fats for Parents
Some fats are good for kids and an important part of a healthy diet. Here's what parents should know.
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) for Teens
High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is more common in adults, but it can happen at any age. Learn what it is, how to prevent it, and how to treat it.
Sports Supplements for Teens
Sports supplements are products used to enhance athletic performance. Lots of people who want to improve their performance have questions about how supplements work and whether they're safe.
Staying Healthy While You Travel for Parents
When you're traveling with your kids, there's a chance that someone might get sick. But early planning and smart packing can help ensure your family stays healthy and safe.