Kids & summer weight gain

When school is out for the summer it may be more important than ever for kids to get regular physical activity and eat a nutritious diet. According to an article published in the American Journal of Public Health, kids tend to gain three times as much weight during the summer as they do during the school year.

Sneaking Nutrition into Kids’ Meals: Good or Bad Habit?

The other day I watched a TV commercial starring a mom promoting a nutritional supplement drink because her daughter wouldn’t “touch anything green”.

Those sorts of comments always stop me in my tracks. Is it optional for our kids to eat the healthy foods their bodies need?