Health Facts Plus: Child Nutrition

Health Facts Plus: Child Nutrition

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Impact of Soda in Childhood Seen in Adolescence (12/29/2006, Reuters Health)

Program Boosts Bone Health of Lean Teen Girls (12/18/2006, Reuters Health)

Fast Food Inside Hospitals Fuels Concern (12/04/2006, HealthDay)

From the National Institutes of Health

Healthy Eating and Physical Activity across Your Lifespan: Helping Your Child (Tips for Parents) (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)Also available in Spanish Tweens and Teens Need Calcium Now More Than Ever! (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Eating Healthy with the New Food Guide (National Women''s Health Information Center) Healthy Eating (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Nutrition for Kids: Guidelines for a Healthy Diet (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Calcium and Your Child (Nemours Foundation) Carbohydrates, Sugar, and Your Child (Nemours Foundation) Fiber and Your Child (Nemours Foundation) Iron and Your Child (Nemours Foundation) Vegetarianism (Nemours Foundation)

Caffeine and Your Child (Nemours Foundation) Children''s Snacks: Don''t Ban Them, Plan Them! (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Do You Know How to Feed Your Child Athlete? (Nemours Foundation) Does Your Child Need Vitamin Supplements? (American Academy of Pediatrics) Hunger and Malnutrition (Nemours Foundation) Is Aspartame Safe for My Child? (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) Powerful Girls Need Calcium (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) School Lunches (Nemours Foundation) Snack Smart for Healthy Teeth (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research) Also available in Spanish What You Need to Know about Mercury in Fish and Shellfish (Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water) Also available in Spanish

Find a Nutrition Professional (American Dietetic Association) WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) State Agencies (Food and Nutrition Service)

American Academy of Pediatrics Food and Nutrition Service KidsHealth (Nemours Foundation) National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Frequently Asked Questions about WIC (Food and Nutrition Service) School Meals Program (Dept. of Agriculture)

Nutrition and the Health of Young People (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Eating for Sports (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Food Labels Tell the Story! (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) New Food Guide Pyramid (Nemours Foundation) Team Nutrition: Fun for Students (Dept. of Agriculture) Why Drinking Water Is the Way to Go (Nemours Foundation)

Dehydration (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Eating Well While Eating Out (Nemours Foundation) Energy Drinks and Food Bars: Power or Hype? (Nemours Foundation) Figuring Out Fat and Calories (Nemours Foundation) Guide to Eating for Sports (Nemours Foundation) New Food Guide Pyramid (Nemours Foundation) Recipes for Teens (Nemours Foundation) Soy Foods and Health (Nemours Foundation)

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The primary NIH organization for research on Child Nutrition is the

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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Date last updated: 02 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 20 December 2006