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Where can I go for accurate, comprehensive, and helpful information about good nutrition for kids on the web? There seems to be so much information and I don't have time to go through it all.

Here are a few five-star sites that are chock-full with helpful tips and in-depth information on nutrition issues affecting children.

  • Baylor College of Medicine; Children's Nutrition Research Center: http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/cnrc/
    Sign up for the Center's free nutrition newsletter, filled with research updates and practical feeding tips. Credible, user-friendly information.

  • Nutrition for Kids:
    http://nutritionforkids.com/
    Connie Evers, M.S., R.D. is a mother of three children and a registered dietitian who has dedicated her career to children's nutrition. Subscribe to Evers' on-line Feeding Kids Newsletter (free). Evers shares her insightful, science-based, yet common-sense approach to feeding kids. Past issues of the newsletter can be viewed as well.

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics:
    http://www.aap.org
    Visit the home site for the American Academy of Pediatrics and search for topics ranging from television viewing to juice consumption.

Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D., Former Nutritional Sciences Specialist, University of Missouri-Columbia

   
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Last updated:06/17/2015
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