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Nutrition Bars for Kids

Good nutrition is essential for your child’s growth, but when you have an active child, it can be difficult to get him to settle down and eat a healthy meal. Nutrition bars can provide a healthy alternative when you are on the go. Adult bars, however, contain ingredients with adult nutrition in mind. Instead, look for kid-friendly bars that have good taste and good nutrition.

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Ensure Nutritional Drink Information

“Listen up!” exclaims an animated bottle of Ensure Nutrition Shake in a 2010 television ad. “I’m here to get the lady of the house back on her feet.” The Nutrition In Charge ad campaign suggests that Ensure nutrition drinks can help put you on the path to healthier eating and better nutrition, but it may leave you wondering about the ingredients in Ensure drinks and how they can fit into a healthy, nutritious diet.

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Energy Bars — Should You Give Them to Your Kid?

Remember when we gave our kids granola bars as a healthy snack? Well, all of a sudden, without anyone noticing, they have been re-packaged and come with a sales pitch. They’re now called energy bars. They come beautifully wrapped and packed full of goodies; some with chocolate chips and some with caramel. I am afraid soon we will see them sandwiched between whipped cream. Sure, they give energy, but it’s just all that sugar! That’s why kids love ’em. These bars often make big promises. Some promise increased energy and others offer up extra nutrition. Once you cut through all the hype and the flashy packaging, turns out all you may be really getting is a stiff dose of sugar.

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Why Is Nutrition Important for Kids?

According to an article published in the “American Journal of Preventive Medicine,” poor nutritional choices are a growing health threat to American families. Although poor nutrition can cause chronic diseases, it isn’t always easy to get children to eat healthy diets. Doctors at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia stress how important proper nutrition is for children. They advise parents to make sure that children eat a variety of foods from the different food groups in order to get all the essential nutrients they need for proper growth.