Cooking Magic for Kids

Category: Healthy Kid Tips


Kids Sleepy Time Foods

Calming foods can promote the restful sleep kids need for good health and wellbeing. Kids can eat foods at night with natural sources of melatonin, a hormone that encourages sleep, and tryptophan, an essential amino acid that converts to melatonin…

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Kids Fiber-Rich Foods

Kids that eat a high fiber diet are less likely to be overweight, have diabetes, stomach cancer, or heart disease. Fiber is a group of carbohydrates that comes from plants which are not broken down and used by the human…

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Kids Cold and Flu Remedies

At school, kids catch colds and flu easily. Many parents give their kids a vitamin C supplement to build their immunity. Nutritional deficiency, stress, and too much sugar are the most common causes of depressed immunity. Kids can eat lots…

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Kids Step Up for the Planet

Kids can help preserve our country’s natural beauty and the Earth’s resources by choosing to create sustainable habits in their daily lives. Kids can be kind to the environment by growing their own organic raised veggie bed garden. Organic gardening…

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Kids Feed their Brain

The brain’s evolution took place over millions of years and our early ancestors ate 98% vegetarian. What kids eat affects their brain. Plant food provides brain essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, good carbohydrates, good fats, and lean protein for today’s dementia…

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Kids read Food Labels

When kids go to the grocery store with their folks, they can make a game of reading all the different labels on fresh and packaged foods. In the produce section, kids will find labels saying “USDA organic” and “local”, which…

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Kids Farm to School

October is national Farm to School month, when schools around the country celebrate local food sources. Farm to School programs connect schools with local farms to provide fresh, in season, organic produce for school meals. The programs include farm tours,…

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