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?
Tips 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.
Toddlers at the Table: Avoiding Power Struggles for Parents
By offering choices, you can teach your toddler healthy eating habits and avoid power struggles about food.
Binge Eating Disorder for Parents
Kids who eat unusually large amounts of food - and feel guilty or secretive about it - could be struggling with binge eating disorder.
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.
Cystic Fibrosis: Diet and Nutrition for Teens
Besides extra calories, teens with cystic fibrosis have some specific nutritional needs. Find out more.
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.
Connecting With Your Preteen for Parents
As your preteen becomes more independent, staying connected may seem like more of a challenge. But it's as important as ever – here are some tips.
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.