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How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label (Video)
These labels, usually found on the back of food packages, can be hard to understand. Here's how to read them.
Kids who have celiac disease, a disorder that makes their bodies react to gluten, can't eat certain kinds of foods. Find out more - including what foods are safe and where to find them.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal disorder that can cause cramps, gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. Certain foods can trigger symptoms, as can emotional stress, infections, and physical trauma.
Cystic Fibrosis and Nutrition
In addition to extra calories, kids with cystic fibrosis have some specific nutritional needs. Find out ways to help your child with CF grow healthy and strong.
Helping your child manage an egg allergy means reading food labels carefully, being aware of what he or she eats, and carrying the right medicines in case of an allergic reaction.
Nut and Peanut Allergy
If your child is allergic to nuts or peanuts, it's essential to learn what foods might contain them and how to avoid them.
Feeding Your Child Athlete
All kids need to eat balanced meals and have a healthy diet. But should that balance change for kids who play on a sports team or work out?
Vegetarian diets have become more popular, and many parents may wonder if kids can safely follow a vegetarian diet and still get all the nutrients necessary for growing up healthy and strong.
Food allergies can cause serious and even deadly reactions in kids, so it's important to know how to feed a child with food allergies and to prevent reactions.
Milk Allergy in Infants
Almost all infants are fussy at times. But some are excessively fussy because they have an allergy to the protein in cow's milk, which is the basis for most commercial baby formulas.
Eating During Pregnancy
To eat well during pregnancy, your extra calories should come from nutritious foods that contribute to your baby's growth and development.