Trick or Treat – 9 Dye-Free Candies For A Healthy Halloween Season

The History of Halloween dates back as far as 100 years in several countries including the U.S. It’s a time where kids can dress in their favorite costumes and indulge in eating candy much to the chagrin of parents. Unfortunately, … Read More

Smiley Faced Stickers Help Kids Make Healthier Food Choices – Says Study

A study introduced in San Diego, California at the annual Pediatric Academic Societies conference showed that strategically placing “Green Smiley Faced” stickers near the healthiest foods in the cafeteria and giving rewards of small prizes like mini beach balls, temporary tattoo or … Read More

How Dangerous Are Food Dyes To Our Children’s Health?

For years scientists have known that there is a link between dangerous food dyes and hyperactivity in kids and cancer. A study published in Science found that when kids who scored high on a scale measuring hyperactivity consumed a blended food-dye they … Read More

Can “Stickers” Help Kids Eat More Fruit and Veggies?

Can “Stickers” really help kids eat more fruit and veggies? According to a Cornell study, placing a popular cartoon character on a fruit or veggie may make a healthy snack more appealing to kids. Researchers, Brian Wansink, David R. Just, of … Read More