Apr 16, 2013 — Even very poor countries, like Ethiopia and Nepal, are making rapid progress against malnutrition in babies and young kids. A report from UNICEF finds that while stunting in kids worldwide is prevalent, it has dropped by a third in the past two decades.
Apr 2, 2012 — Americans do pretty well at eating enough vitamins and minerals, according to the latest figures from the CDC. But some groups aren't getting enough of nutrients like vitamin D, iron and iodine.
Mar 2, 2012 — Kids surprised researchers at Columbia University by being just as happy with some treats even if they knew they had vegetables. The cookies were another matter, though.
Feb 8, 2012 — Babies who feed themselves finger food were more likely to prefer bread and pasta to sweets, according to a new study. And spoon-fed babies were more likely to be obese.
Jan 25, 2012 — Less salt and fat. More whole grains, fruit, veggies and low-fat dairy. This is what kids can expect in the school lunchroom soon, according to new standards for school meals announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and first lady Michelle Obama.
Apr 30, 2011 — On this week's podcast we'll hear about bringing activity into sedentary lifestyles and bringing healthier, more local food into elementary schools.