Author | Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN

Articles

Toddlers consuming nearly as much sugar as older kids

September 25, 2020

A recent report reveals just how much sugar infants and toddlers are eating—and it’s not pretty.

Stories and play could help increase vegetable intake

September 25, 2020

A recent study investigates how fun stories and engaging playtime can help increase vegetable intake among preschoolers.

WIC can benefit older siblings too

September 22, 2020

Even though they may be too old to participate in Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), a new study shows that the program can help older kids eat better, too.

Impact of SNAP on food spending

September 22, 2020

For low-income families, securing an adequate supply of nutritious foods can be a challenge. There are public programs to help supplement grocery budgets, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) but do these help needy families improve their overall nutrition?