Healthy Eating for Parents
Good nutrition and a balanced diet help kids grow up healthy. Here's how to improve nutrition and encourage smart eating habits.
Keeping Portions Under Control for Parents
Waistlines have been expanding over the last few decades. Part of the problem is what we eat, but another is quantity. Are our plates simply piled too high?
Your Child's Diabetes Health Care Team for Parents
When you have a child with diabetes, you and your family have a lot to learn, but you don't have to go it alone. Your child's diabetes health care team can help.
Strategies for Feeding a Preschooler for Parents
During the preschool years, kids are more willing to cooperate. So it's a great time to teach them about healthy food choices in new and exciting ways.
Overweight and Obesity for Parents
Preventing kids from becoming overweight means making choices in the way your family eats and exercises, and how you spend time together.
Toddlers at the Table: Avoiding Power Struggles for Parents
By anticipating problems and offering choices, you can teach your toddler healthy eating habits and avoid power struggles about food.
Diabetes: Dealing With Feelings for Parents
If your child has diabetes, you may spend a lot of time thinking about the physical effects. But it's also important to understand the emotional issues surrounding a diabetes diagnosis.
Snacks for Parents
If the right foods are offered at the right times, snacks can play an important role in managing kids' hunger and boosting nutrition.
Feeding Your 1- to 2-Year-Old for Parents
Toddlers have little tummies, so serve foods that are packed with the nutrients they need to grow healthy and strong, and limit the sweets and empty calories.
Weight and Diabetes for Teens
Weight can influence diabetes, and diabetes can influence weight. Managing weight can really make a difference in a person's diabetes management plan.