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Teen Boys Eat More Protein Than They Need

Teen Boys Eat More Protein Than They Need

Teenage boys are hungry. They eat a lot of food. And, it turns out, according to research from the USDA's Dietary Guidelines for Americans reported in The New York Times, teenage boys eat too much protein. So what do the experts recommend? The answer probably won’t be...

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The Snack as Mini-Meal Mistake

The Snack as Mini-Meal Mistake

 Thinking about snacks as mini meals is a mistake. A big one. It teaches kids bad snacking habits. Don’t get me wrong, the mini-meal ideal would be a wonderful thing. It would provide a delicious and healthy snack. But honestly, who gives their kids snack mini-meals...

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“Do No Harm” Snacking

“Do No Harm” Snacking

 Before you start searching for healthy snack ideas, answer the following question. What is a healthy snack?  Is it primarily defined by: The presence of “good” nutrients? The absence of “bad” nutrients? Obviously most parents would (rightfully) say the answer is A,...

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