The peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a classic favorite of kids of all ages. It can sometimes get a bad rap for being unhealthy, but this popular sandwich can easily become healthy by paying attention to 3 key things: Click here for the full article. http://www.produceforkids.com/blog/choosing-right-pbj
As a busy mom of two school-aged children, I know how hectic weekday breakfast can be. There’s no time to make a full breakfast, so we turn to quick and easy options. Three of the easiest breakfast choices are cereal, frozen waffles and instant oatmeal, but how do you know which are the best to fuel up kids before heading off to school? Head over to Produce For Kids for my tips on Choosing the right ones. http://www.produceforkids.com/blog/choosing-right-breakfast-staples
Following a healthy eating pattern across the lifespan is important. Eating a healthy meal then chasing it down with a soft drink doesn’t really constitute as “healthy”. All food and beverage choices we make matter. Beverages are not always thought of or considered when individuals think about overall food intake. Sugar-sweetened beverages, such as soft drinks, sports drinks, and fruit drinks that are less than 100% juice, can contribute excess calories while providing few or no key nutrients.
Added sugars account on average for almost 270 calories, or more than 13 percent of calories per day in the U.S. population. As…