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Healthy eating for children

Healthy eating is an important part of every child’s health. Children need vitamins and nutrients from healthy foods in order for their bodies and minds to grow.

Fruit water

Thirsty? Try these better-for-you beverage recipes

Before you reach for lemonade on a hot summer day, or a sports drink after a morning run, consider how much sugar you’re most likely consuming.

The not-so-sweet truth about sugar-sweetened beverages

Effective May 2, Children’s Minnesota will eliminate sugar-sweetened beverages in our facilities.

Children’s Minnesota will eliminate all sugar-sweetened beverages to help combat childhood obesity

Effective May 2, 2016, it will no longer carry sugar-sweetened beverages at any of its locations

Solid foods for infants

5 questions about feeding infants solid foods

Starting solids is an exciting milestone for your infant. It’s also a great opportunity to start good habits for a lifetime of healthy eating.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Children’s Pedcast: Healthy eating and alternatives to sugar-sweetened beverages

Dr. Gigi Chawla joins the podcast to share how kids in today's world can eat healthy food, find alternatives to sugar-sweetened beverages and ways to play outside.