Kids Corner Blogs

Eating Habits Start in Childhood
August 13, 2019, 12:00 am CDT
By Janet Potts, RD, LD By the time most children are in elementary school, they know the basics of healthy eating. But whether or not they actually have good eating habits depends on what is learned and practiced at home. Healthy, or unhealthy, eating...
Breakfast Benefits
October 4, 2016, 11:57 am CDT
By Janet Potts, RD, LD Over a span of 40 years, food and nutrition research related to the benefits of eating breakfast has conclusively shown many advantages not only for children, but for teens and adults as well. Replenishing blood glucose - the brain...
Introducing Your Baby to Solid Foods
April 23, 2012, 4:33 pm CDT
Making fresh, homemade food for your baby is easy, economical and good for the environment! Key points to remember when making homeade baby food and introducing solid foods: When introducing new food to your baby, follow the four day wait rule - don't...