Health and Medical News and Resources

General interest items edited by Janice Flahiff

School Lunches – Advice from Kids Health (Nemour Foundation)

School Lunches

 

Kids Health provides medically reviewed articles written for parents, teenagers, and children touching on almost all aspects of health and wellness.

The School Lunches section advises parents on how to select and pack nutritious food. Healthier Alternatives and Nutritional Upgrades quick guides give easily remembered advice.

The Additional Resources Link at the page includes

Cooking Light
http://www.cookinglight.com
Cooking Light magazine goes online with recipes for healthy living, plus grocery coupons and tips for feeding your family.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – better known as the WIC Program – serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.

American Dietetic Association
http://www.eatright.org
The American Dietetic Association offers nutrition news, tips, resources for consumers and dietitians, and a find-a-nutritionist search tool.

Food Network
http://www.foodnetwork.com/
TV’s Food Network goes online with searchable menus and recipes, an encyclopedia of cooking terms, and ideas from celebrity chefs.

 

 

 

March 20, 2011 - Posted by | Nutrition

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