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Nutrition & Fitness Center

Nutrition & Fitness Center

BMI Calculator & Tools

Explore the Food Guide Pyramid (Parent Interactive)
Parent Food Guide Pyramid (Printable)

En español

Actividad física para los niños a los que no les gustan los deportes
Almuerzos escolares
Cómo mantener las porciones bajo control
Deportes competitivos: ayudar para que los niños se los tomen con calma
El colesterol y su hijo
El hierro y su hijo
El peso de su hijo
El sobrepeso y la obesidad
Guía nutricional Mi plato
Huesos, músculos y articulaciones
La actividad física y su hijo de 13 a 18 años
Los niños y el ejercicio
Los niños y la comida: 10 consejos para los padres
Motivar a los niños de edad preescolar para que sean activos
Motivar a los niños en edad escolar para que sean activos
Motivar a los niños para que sean activos
Síndrome del intestino irritable
Seguridad y bicicletas
Su hijo y el entrenamiento de fuerza
Una buena fórmula para llevar un estilo de vida saludable
Una familia en forma: consejos premiados de Bart y Nadia

Exercise Safety

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Bike Safety
Broken Bones Instruction Sheet
Broken Bones, Sprains, and Strains
Compulsive Exercise
Dehydration
Dental Injuries Instruction Sheet
Finding the Right Bike
Head Injuries
Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke Instruction Sheet
Heat Illness
Knee Injuries
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injuries
Nosebleeds Instruction Sheet
Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Playground Safety
Preventing Children's Sports Injuries
Safety Tips: Baseball
Safety Tips: Basketball
Safety Tips: Hockey
Safety Tips: Skateboarding
Safety Tips: Skiing
Safety Tips: Sledding
Safety Tips: Snowboarding
Sports Physicals
Steroids
Strains and Sprains Instruction Sheet
Tooth Injuries
Water Safety

Healthy Eating & Your Family

After-School Snacks
Breakfast Basics
Breastfeeding FAQs: Getting Started
Breastfeeding FAQs: How Much and How Often
Breastfeeding FAQs: Out and About
Breastfeeding FAQs: Pain and Discomfort
Breastfeeding FAQs: Pumping
Breastfeeding FAQs: Safely Storing Breast Milk
Breastfeeding FAQs: Sleep - Yours and Your Baby's
Breastfeeding FAQs: Solids and Supplementing
Breastfeeding FAQs: Some Common Concerns
Breastfeeding FAQs: Supply and Demand
Breastfeeding FAQs: Your Eating and Drinking Habits
Breastfeeding vs. Formula Feeding
Caffeine and Your Child
Calcium and Your Child
Carbohydrates, Sugar, and Your Child
Cholesterol and Your Child
Cooking With Kids
Cooking With Preschoolers
Cooking With School-Age Kids
Deciphering Food Labels
Eating During Pregnancy
Explore the Food Guide Pyramid (Parent Interactive)
Family Meals
Fats and Your Child
Feeding Your 1- to 2-Year-Old
Feeding Your 1- to 3-Month-Old
Feeding Your 4- to 7-Month-Old
Feeding Your 8- to 12-Month-Old
Feeding Your Newborn
Fiber and Your Child
Finger Foods for Babies
Fit Family: Award-Winning Tips From Bart and Nadia
Food Safety for Your Family
Formula Feeding FAQs: Getting Started
Formula Feeding FAQs: How Much and How Often
Formula Feeding FAQs: Preparation and Storage
Formula Feeding FAQs: Some Common Concerns
Formula Feeding FAQs: Starting Solids and Milk
Formula Feeding FAQs: Supplementing
Halloween Candy Hints
Healthy Drinks for Kids
Healthy Eating
Healthy Food Shopping
Healthy Halloween Habits: Tips From Parents
How Can Families Be Healthier?
Hunger and Malnutrition
Hunger and Your Preschooler
Iron and Your Child
Keeping Portions Under Control
Kids and Food: 10 Tips for Parents
Kids and On-the-Go Nutrition
My Toddler Hates Vegetables. What Can I Do?
MyPlate Food Guide
Nutrition Guide for Toddlers
One Formula for a Healthy Lifestyle
Organic and Other Environmentally Friendly Foods
Parent Food Guide Pyramid (Printable)
Produce Precautions
School Lunches
Snacks
Snacks for Preschoolers
Snacks for Toddlers
Sports and Energy Drinks: Should Your Child Drink Them?
Strategies for Feeding a Preschooler
The Food Guide Pyramid Becomes a Plate
Toddlers at the Table: Avoiding Power Struggles
Vegan Food Guide
Vegetarianism
What Should Preschoolers Drink?
Your Child's Weight

Healthy Recipes

15-Minute Salmon
About Mealtime Makeovers
About Recipes for Kids With Celiac Disease
About Recipes for Kids With Cystic Fibrosis
About Recipes for Kids With Diabetes
About Recipes for Kids With Lactose Intolerance
About Vegetarian Recipes
Banana Bread
Blueberry Muffins
Cathy's Caesar Salad
Chili
Cornbread
Fast Turkey Chili
French Toast
Fruit Kabobs
Mango Ketchup
Mealtime Makeover: Chicken Fingers
Mealtime Makeover: Grilled Cheese
Mealtime Makeover: Mac and Cheese
Mealtime Makeover: Peanut Butter & Jelly
Mealtime Makeover: Whole-Wheat Pizza
Oatmeal
Orange Ginger Sauce
Peach Freeze
Peanut Butter
Peanut Butter Muffins
Pizza
Pretzels
Roasted Veggies
Spaghetti Sauce
Strawberry Bars
Strawberry Smoothie
Tiny Pizzas
Tuna Burgers
Veggie Bowls
Veggie Tortilla Lasagna

Q&As

Can Too Much Juice Discolor Teeth?
Does Skim Milk Provide the Same Nutrients as Whole Milk?
How Can I Calculate Calories From Fat?
How Can I Get My Child to Eat Vegetables?
How Can I Improve My Child's Eating Habits?
How Much Exercising Is Too Much?
How Should I Deal With a Picky Eater?
Is Caffeinated Soda OK for Kids?
Is Your Preschooler Too Active?
My Child May Have an Eating Disorder — What Can I Do?
My Toddler Hates Vegetables. What Can I Do?
Should I Start My Child on an Exercise Program?
Should Your Preschooler Play Sports?
Stopping the Bottle
What Are the Symptoms of an Overeating Disorder?
When Can Young Kids Start Exercising?
When Should Kids Switch to Skim Milk?
Why Does My Toddler Eat Dog Food?
Why Is Breakfast So Important?

Special Dietary Needs

Celiac Disease
Cystic Fibrosis and Nutrition
Eating During Pregnancy
Egg Allergy
Feeding Your Child Athlete
Food Allergies
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Milk Allergy in Infants
Nut and Peanut Allergy
Vegetarianism

Staying Fit

Active Vacations
Cold-Weather Sports and Your Family
Exercising During Pregnancy
Fitness and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old
Fitness and Your 2- to 3-Year-Old
Fitness and Your 4- to 5-Year-Old
Fitness and Your 6- to 12-Year-Old
Fitness for Kids Who Don't Like Sports
Games for Preschoolers
Games for Toddlers
Group Games for School-age Kids
Home and Away: How to Keep Toddlers Active
How Much Exercising Is Too Much?
Is Your Preschooler Too Active?
Kids and Exercise
Motivating Kids to Be Active
Motivating Preschoolers to Be Active
Motivating School-Age Kids to Be Active
Raising a Fit Preschooler
Safe Exploring for Preschoolers
Safe Exploring for Toddlers
Should Your Preschooler Play Sports?
Signing Kids Up for Sports
Sportsmanship
Strength Training and Your Child
Toddlers at the Table: Avoiding Power Struggles

Weight & Eating Problems

Binge Eating Disorder
Eating Disorders
Encouraging a Healthy Body Image
Failure to Thrive
How Can I Improve My Child's Eating Habits?
Hunger and Malnutrition
Lactose Intolerance
My Child May Have an Eating Disorder — What Can I Do?
Overweight and Obesity
Pica
Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
What Are the Symptoms of an Overeating Disorder?
When Can Young Kids Start Exercising?
Your Child's Weight