Children's Nutritional NeedsProtein Requirements for Nine-Year-OldSince protein can be found in a variety of foods, it makes it easy to meet the recommended daily allowance in the diet.
VegetarianismIron-Rich FoodsFind out what non-meat foods contain iron.
Children's Nutritional NeedsStepson Won't Eat VegetablesFor a child's health -- physical and mental -- vegetables have to be an important part of his diet.
General NutritionOverweight DaughtersWhen children are overweight, it's more important to focus on good health and good nutrition than on losing weight.
IronIron Supplement Is Causing ConstipationA mother asks if there is any way to give her daughter supplemental iron and combat constipation at the same time.
SoyWean from Formula to Soy Milk or Whole Milk?A mother wants to know whether soy milk is preferable to whole cow's milk.
Vitamins and SupplementsChildren's Vitamins and ColdsFind out when it's advisable to give a four-year-old vitamin supplements.
ConstipationConstipation and IronDoes the iron that is in infant formulas cause constipation?
Children's Nutritional NeedsSoy Formula as Alternative to Breast MilkSoy formulas may be an appropriate alternative for full-term infants whose nutritional needs are not being met by breast-feeding or cow milk protein formulas.
Keeping Kids HealthyHow Much Iron Do Youngsters Need?Learn how much iron kids need and the best way to increase their intake of iron.
DairyWhich Type of Milk Is Best?Our expert explains the differences between types of milk, and how to choose the right one for your family.
Vitamins and SupplementsVitamin D DeficiencyIf your child isn't taking any milk, how can you be sure that he's getting enough vitamin D?
Vitamins and SupplementsKids and VitaminsFind out what our expert has to say about vitamin supplementation for kids.
General NutritionAre Presweetened Cereals Better?Our expert weighs in on the issue of presweetened cereals.
VegetarianismDaughter Won't Eat MeatFind out how you can make sure that a child who won't eat meat gets enough protein.
DairySon Won't Drink MilkWhen your child refuses to drink regular milk, there are plenty of alternatives to choose from.