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  • Balanced diet
    Eating a balanced diet just means that you choose foods in the right amounts from each of the food groups.

    Drink water, exercise regular, sleep on time, eat right and take your vitamins to stay healthy and fit for life.

  • Proper Balanced Diet
    Creating good eating habits from the moment of birth is important to the lifelong health of a child. This page explores the role of parents and teachers in creating a healthy diet for children.

  • A Better Diet For Our Children
    Dr. Spock - Parents will be told in the upcoming new edition of Baby and Child Care that he is convinced children should eat a plant-based diet -- mostly vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes -- with very little or no meat or dairy products -- to avoid the leading causes of premature death later as adults: namely heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes.

  • Calorie Control
    The Calorie Control Council - Information on cutting calories and fat and achieving a healthy weight.

  • Diet Channel
    The Diet Channel provides expertise on weight loss, sports nutrition, low fat and heart healthy diets, diet and cancer, preventative nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.

  • Diet in Childhood
    A proper well balanced diet, good eating habits, a good school lunch program combined with some amount of nutrition awareness goes a long way in improving their nutritional status.

  • eDietStar take care of your youngsters
    Start your children on the road to lifelong good health with products designed for young, developing bodies.

  • Nutrition and Pregnancy
    Information for Pregnant and Lactating Women

  • Nutrition Cafe
    Be a Nutrition Sleuth, play the Grab-a-Grape game or build a meal in the Have-a-Bite Cafe. Kids can learn about nutrition here.

  • Nutrition Facts
    Find low-fat, low-sodium and other types of foods! Choose a food group and the "good" food types you wish to list, then click on "List Foods" below.

  • SelectSmart.com Food & Nutrition Selector
    Your daily food and nutritional needs are affected by your age, sex, weight and current health, among other considerations. The purpose of this selector is to help you find the best foods for your meals today. Make your selections below, you will receive a personalized list of food recommendations.

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture - Child Nutrition
    Government sponsored information site about child nutrition.

  • Weight Loss Tips
    100 Weight Loss Tips is dedicated to making dieting healthy and more fun!

  • What is a healthy balanced diet?
    This section contains details on what a healthy diet should consist of and why each vitamin and mineral is an essential part of staying healthy. The majority of people in this country eat too much fat and not enough fibre and for most people a healthy diet is simple and easy to do. The move towards a healthy diet may just mean eating more fruit, vegetables, bread, cereals, potatoes, and pasta.

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