Nutrition

Is there a link between pacifier use and food allergy risk?

June 01, 2021

Though pacifiers are a comforting apparatus for many babies, they often pop out and land on the floor, requiring constant washing. A new report examines if there’s a link between pacifiers and how they’re cleaned after they hit the floor with the risk of food allergy.

USDA expands program to offer kids food over the summer

April 30, 2021

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer, which provided nutrition to children that previously would have been offered by schools, would be extended to the summer months.

Using a health literacy approach with childhood obesity

April 29, 2021

Becoming overweight at a young age can lead to long-term obesity and represents an important challenge to tackle in childhood. An investigation looks at the impact of a health literacy intervention on reducing overweight children.