Sneaking Healthy Alternatives into Meals

With websites and cookbooks that advertise ways to sneak those greens into your child’s diet, one might wonder, is that really ok? The answer: yes, and no. As the first line of defense against a lifetime of poor eating habits, it is important to both set the example, and teach our children about eating healthy.

Is Havana Syndrome Real? Here’s What History Can Tell Us

No one has been able to say for sure whether Havana syndrome is a true condition. How does it compare to psychogenic illnesses of the past?

'The Other Pandemic': Antibiotic Resistance Growing Worldwide

More than 1.2 million deaths around the world in just 2019 alone: That's the grave estimate in the largest study to date looking at the growing public health challenge of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

'Artificial Pancreas' Can Help Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

New research suggests an "artificial pancreas" system may beat standard treatment in controlling the blood sugar disease in young children.

Ordering Groceries Online? Good Luck Finding Nutrition Info

A new study shows many websites make it hard to find nutrition information on products.

Study: Black Men Twice as Likely to Develop Prostate Cancer as Whites

A review of men seen at VA hospitals found that Black veterans had nearly twice the incidence of localized and advanced prostate cancer as white men.

U.S. Faces Wave of Omicron Deaths in Coming Weeks, Forecasts Say

COVID-19 deaths from the Omicron variant are climbing and will likely increase quickly in the upcoming weeks, according to new forecasts.

Nearly Half of Americans Gained Weight in Pandemic's First Year

A new study shows nearly half of U.S. adults piled on excess pounds during the first year of the pandemic, making a national obesity crisis even worse.

Heart Function Rebounds for Kids With COVID-Linked MIS-C

A new study has good news for parents: Children tend to recover completely from any heart injury within three months of falling ill.

Feds' Website for Free At-Home COVID Tests Launches Day Early

Today, the Biden administration launched a website that allows users to order free COVID-19 rapid tests that will be shipped directly to their homes.

Study Finds Genetic Factor for COVID Smell and Taste Loss

A genetic risk factor could explain why some people lose their senses of smell and taste when they get infected with COVID-19, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Genetics.

Healthy Winter Recipes

Winter is finally upon us, and it’s here to stay for the next few months. When the cold weather comes, it’s important to take advantage of some of the in-season veggies. As you know, variety is t

Educational Holiday Gift Ideas 2021

Toys: the silly four-letter word parents cringe at when they come between a clean room, a sibling argument or a holiday wish list that seems to be overflowing with all things T-O-Y. Although, as pare

Understanding Anxiety Disorder in Children

Just like adults, a certain level of anxiety is normal. Whether they’re anxious about starting a new school or visiting the dentist, anxiety is a part of everyone’s life to some degree. From smal

Understanding a Nut Allergy

Whether your child has been diagnosed with a nut allergy or you’re just hoping to better understand one of the most common allergies among children, we are here to teach you some of the most releva

Responding vs. Reacting

We’ve all been there, during a particularly rowdy game of tag something in the house shattered. Now your child is staring at you in tears. Now what? Do you react or respond? While we may want to sa

Healthy School Lunch Ideas

It has long been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when we think about nourishing our children, one fact trumps all else: feeding your child a healthy and balanced diet w

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

With Halloween just a few short weeks away, it’s the perfect time to reflect on some of the most important safety tips for this candy-filled and costume-doning holiday. With the COVID-19 pandemic s

Standardized Reference Diets for Zebrafish: Addressing Nutritional Control in Experimental Methodology

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 511-527, October 2021. <br/>

Vitamin A and Vitamin E: Will the Real Antioxidant Please Stand Up?

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 105-131, October 2021. <br/>

Cardiometabolic Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 333-361, October 2021. <br/>

Metabolic and Signaling Roles of Ketone Bodies in Health and Disease

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 49-77, October 2021. <br/>

The Influence of Front-of-Package Nutrition Labeling on Consumer Behavior and Product Reformulation

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 529-550, October 2021. <br/>

Sleep and Diet: Mounting Evidence of a Cyclical Relationship

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 309-332, October 2021. <br/>

Microbial Flavonoid Metabolism: A Cardiometabolic Disease Perspective

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 433-454, October 2021. <br/>

Ins and Outs of the TCA Cycle: The Central Role of Anaplerosis

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 19-47, October 2021. <br/>

Nutritional Qualities and Enhancement of Edible Insects

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 551-576, October 2021. <br/>

Adverse Effects of Medications on Micronutrient Status: From Evidence to Guidelines

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 411-431, October 2021. <br/>

The Most Important Meal of the Day: Nutritious Breakfast Ideas for Kids

There may be no better way to start each day than by enjoying a delicious and nutritious breakfast. Setting the tone for the rest of your day, consuming breakfast every day, is the most efficient way

Fall Activities that Keep Your Child Moving

Motivating your child to stay active can seem challenging when the weather cools down and the holiday season abounds. With school in full swing and extracurricular activities are added to a mile-long

Coping with Back to School Anxiety after the Pandemic

A new school year is anxiety-provoking in the best of times.  After the last year and a half of the Pandemic with shutdowns, lockdowns, restrictions, and virtual learning, it is not surprising that

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What's that you're drinking?

The American Heart Association offers this nutritional information for your kids about the important differences in the various types of drinks they choose.

Overweight in Children

The American Heart Association explains the issues and statistics related to overweight and obesity in children.

Teaching Gardens Recognition

The Teaching Gardens Recognition Program celebrates schools and organizations for committing to gardens as a learning lab for children and youth.

Teaching Gardens Network

Register today to join the Teaching Gardens Network to receive free tools and resources that support your instructional garden.

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Download the NFL PLAY 60 App

Jump into this super cool and fun endless runner game brought to you by the NFL and the American Heart Association. Download it for iOs or Android devices today!

Teenage Hormones and Heart Health

The American Heart Association knows that if you’re a parent of a teenager, you’re probably familiar with the mood swings hormone surges can produce. You know how they affect temperament — but w

How to Make a Healthy Home

The American Heart Association offers these great tips in how to make a healthy home for you and your family.

6 Simple Steps for Your Whole Family to be Heart Healthy

The American Heart Association offers these tips on how to find time for the whole family to be heart healthy.


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