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Nutrition

Outwit your appetite

Outwit your appetite

Body Image: To control the urge to eat — and eat and eat — during the holidays and beyond, try these simple methods. Read more…

Lighten up meals — and eat less

How lighting can influence the amount of food that you consume. Read more…

Don’t rush feeding milestones

Don’t rush feeding milestones

Good Sense Eating: A recent study found that new parents are often uneducated about important eating milestones. Many parents are giving their babies solids too early. Read more…

Taylor, LeBron, and your child’s diet

Taylor, LeBron, and your child’s diet

Good Sense Eating: It’s no secret that kids trust celebrities. But can an endorsement from a celebrity spur your child into making unhealthy food decisions? The answer is yes. Read more…

Thanksgivukkah

Thanksgivukkah

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are a day apart in 2013, meaning two of this writer’s favorite holidays will make for one special holiday season. Read more…

Tots learn how to stir up a storm in Le Petit Chef

Featured Event: Children can learn to chop, stir, mix, and cook in the Staten Island Children’s Museum workshop Le Petit Chef from Nov. 16 through Dec. 21. Read more…

Itchy mouth?

Good Sense Eating: Up to a third of people with season allergies experience oral allergy syndrome, a reaction to many raw fruits and veggies that have proteins similar to those found in tree, grass, and weed pollens. Read more…

Fortify your child against bone loss

Help prevent osteoporosis in your child’s future with these tips today. Read more…

Calcium minus the cow

Calcium builds and maintains strong bones and teeth, but what if your kids don’t eat or drink dairy products? In addition to a calcium supplement, the United Stated Department of Agriculture recommends these high-calcium foods to meet children’s daily needs (1,000 mg for ages 4 to 8; 1,300 mg for children 9 to 19). Read more…

World’s safest spoon?

New & Noteworthy: Spuni inventors have created a utensil that features a medical grade thermoplastic elastomer outer layer and a food safe polypropylene inner structure. And it comes in pretty colors. Read more…

How much ‘energy’ does a kid need?

Good Sense Eating: Some food and beverage companies are adding caffeine to products targeted at children. Read more…

Healthy after-school snacks

Healthy after-school snacks

Education: Here are some fun, nutritious snacks that kids — and their parents — will love. Read more…

More tasty treats

• Spray a tortilla with butter spray, sprinkle with sugar substitute and cinnamon, then bake until crispy. Read more…

Hop on board for adventure

The City Island Seaside Trolley is offering free trips to the neighborhood’s restaurants and shops on Sept. 6. Read more…

Booby-trapped by big food?

Good Sense Eating: Do big-food companies exploit our built-in cravings for salt, sugar, and fat by creating foods designed to hook us? Read more…

Can going gluten-free help you?

Can going gluten-free help you?

Healthy Living: “Gluten guru” Danna Korn answers some questions for those that suffer from symptoms of celiac disease. Read more…
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