USDA ERS – Food Security and Nutrition Assistance

Parents often shield children from experiencing food insecurity, particularly very low food security, even when the parents themselves are food insecure. In 2022, 17.3 percent of households with children were…

Food for Kids with Nestle, Organix and more

Europe continues to struggle with high levels of childhood obesity. But as understanding around the importance of early years nutrition grows, so too does the opportunity for manufacturers to meet…

Shortfall of federal funding for food assistance could mean less support for struggling parents

A federal program offering nutritional support to pregnant women, new parents and children is facing a $1 billion shortfall in funding. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and…

How Brittany Mahomes Learned to Manage Her Kids’ Food Allergies

Share on PinterestTogether with her husband, Kansas City Chiefs MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes, Brittany Mohomes shares how she parents two children with severe food allergies and is preparing them to…

This social worker shares her tips for creating healthy food and body image habits with kids

Growing up, lots of kids internalize messages about food, health and their bodies — from parents, friends and society. Turns out, those messages can impact us for longer than we…

2 Million Children, Parents Set to Lose Food Aid Unless Congress Acts Now

As U.S. lawmakers finalize this year’s government funding bills amid yet another shutdown threat, progressive advocates on Wednesday warned that Congress must act immediately to ensure the uninterrupted flow of…

here’s how parents can prepare healthy food and keep costs down

Heading back to school is a time of great anticipation for many families, but it is not without challenges. One of the big challenges is preparing healthy, easy, affordable and…

Gluten-free food guide puts good nutrition on the plate for kids

When Lisa Rigney’s daughter was diagnosed with celiac disease six years ago, one word sprang to mind. “Overwhelmed,” Rigney recalls. “It was a very, very overwhelming experience.” A disorder that…

A qualitative exploration of food portion size practices and awareness of food portion size guidance in first-time parents of one- to two-year-olds living in

Participant demographics Twenty-seven first-time parents of one- to two-year-olds were recruited: 25 mothers and two fathers. Table 2 presents the participant demographics. Most participants were White (n = 18 [67%]) and aged…

Rep. Castor: Gov. DeSantis is Taking Food Away from Children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) released the following statement on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ decision to reject $248 million in summer food assistance for Florida kids through the…

You be the judge grandparents’ special: should my parents stop feeding my kids food that I’ve banned? | Family

The prosecution: Orlaith I often ask Mum to go easy on the desserts, but she says kids deserve treats My parents, Conall and Maureen, love their grandkids, but they go…

Children’s Day: Schools promote healthy eating for children, but experts continue to see excessive junk food consumption

Nutritionists and dieticians have reported seeing many cases of parents coming with junk food consumption problem among children.  | Photo Credit: file photo Despite the State and the Union governments’…