Q&A with Pediatrician Nerissa Bauer: Rx for Child Nutrition

We’ve got a doctor’s advice on how to help kids try veggies and other new foods and enjoy what’s on their plates. Our Q&A with Indianapolis pediatrician Nerissa Bauer reveals expert tips on child nutrition.

Here’s a shot in the arm for moms trying to get their kids to eat veggies: Some good nutritional advice direct from a doctor.

We’ve invited Indiana pediatrician and professor Nerissa Bauer to talk about kid nutrition,

Want Your Kids to Eat Veggies? 10 Do’s and Don’ts

How good for you has the line “It’s good for you” been? Kids are more complex than we think when it comes to vegetable acceptance. Here are a few simple guidelines to help kids to learn to like their veggies.

In the movie “Inside Out,” the story’s protagonist is confronted with what most kids would consider a horrifying offer – a slice of what should be delicious pizza, except it’s covered in (gasp!) broccoli.

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.

Infographic: The Veggie Rainbow and Its Benefits

If we are what we eat, then we all can become happy, healthy rainbows. Each veggie color represents different vitamins and nutrients that benefit growing bodies in many ways.  So let’s go over the veggie rainbow!