When students are healthy, the benefits are numerous: They perform better on tests, get better grades overall, have fewer missed days of school and behave better in class. Get inspired and learn about opportunities for making healthy habits among school-aged kids.
While the rest of the country may be captivated by that other election, members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are gearing up for our own annual election. If you haven't voted before, here are three reasons to do it this year.
Seafood has a lot going for it: omega-3s, vitamin D, selenium and choline. Yet, the average American eats less than half of the recommended amount. Why is that, and what do you need to know to strive for more seafood in your diet?
Forget hamburgers and apple pie – what's more American than pizza? While pizza may be one of the top five sources of calories in the American diet and one of the top leading contributors of sodium, there are many ways to make pizza a healthier meal.
In our house, we nudge our school-age child toward buying a hot school lunch. If you haven't been to a school lunch cafeteria in while, I urge you to visit your child at lunch — you might be surprised.