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What Vitamin D May Do for Kids' Health
Parents try to do everything they can to keep their kiddos healthy and happy, which can also set kids up to be healthy adults. This principle may also apply to making sure kids get the right amount of vitamin D.
Growing up Early with Sugar-Sweetened Drinks
Girls are becoming women at younger ages, and sugar-sweetened beverages might be playing a role.
Cut Out Pizza, Slice Kids' Calories
So that'll be a large pizza with pepperoni and sausage. Would you like to add some nutrition counseling to that?
Celiac Risk: It's Not About When Infants Start Eating Gluten
Bring on the bread. Eating gluten at a young age may not raise kids' risk of celiac disease.
Skipping Fast Food Boosts Brain Gains
It's called "fast" food, but it could slow kids' brain development. What is actually in that Big-Mac?
For Obese Kids, Health Problems May Start Early
As more children become obese, related health problems like nonalcoholic fatty liver disease may be putting their health at risk.
Energy Drinks May Pose Real Risk to Kids
Energy drinks do give adults an extra jolt. The caffeine in these drinks can be 3x that of a cup of coffee. But that type of energy boost may be dangerous to children.
Teens Lost Most Weight With Combination Training
Exercise is an important tool in fighting obesity in young people. But which type of exercise is the most effective?
More Exercise May Improve Boys' School Performance
Young boys who bike or walk to school or play sports benefit in many ways. Not only are they more fit, but they may even do better in school, new research suggests.
Exercise May Help Kids Focus
Exercise improves health in many ways. And a new study suggests it may help children who have problems focusing at school.