4 Reasons Kids Need Folate: Veggie Boost With a Capital B

We often hear that folate, or folic acid, is good for us, but why? And why the two names? Let’s explore folate, why kids need it and where to find it in foods.

If you wonder how your kid can scarf down cheeseburgers, pizza and milkshakes and still be a string bean, you can thank the lima bean.

Or the asparagus or the cauliflower. What these veggies and many others have in common is one nutrient – folate.

Bittersweet Truths About Sugar and Kids: Stealth Sweeteners in Foods

Most of us eat way more sugar than is recommended, but the amount kids eat is stunning. Here’s a list of the many sugars added to foods, and tips for cutting back.

Every day, our kids are at risk of going a teaspoon too far. Or, more accurately, 25.

As in so many teaspoons of sugar. Turns out, too much of the stuff that helps the medicine go down can cause plenty of ailments on its own,

Veggie Quiz: 10 Questions Test Your Super Food IQ

Veggies have been shown to improve our intelligence and memory. So let’s put it to the test. Parents, take this quiz with your kids to see who has the super smarts when it comes to super foods!

Not to knock the apple, but a better match for the teacher’s desk might just be a bouquet of spinach or a bundle of green beans.

Research indicates that veggies can improve our memories,

10 Surprising Veggie Facts: Curious Tales for Kids

Cucumbers as a stain remover? Beets as a Halloween aid? In addition to life-supporting nutrients, the veggies on your kid’s plate have curious histories. We share 10 odd veggie facts.

Next time you look at a picture of the pyramids, take a moment to thank the modest radish.

That is how the ancient Egyptian laborers who built the pyramids were paid – in nice, plump radishes. Apparently, in addition to being a crunchy way to getting one’s vitamin C and potassium,