Peanut sublingual immunotherapy safe, effective for kids
Researchers demonstrated that long-term use of sublingual immunotherapy, or SLIT, was an effective and safe option to treat peanut allergy in children aged 1 to 11 years, according to Read more
Instagram posts that promote weight loss will be hidden from users under 18
Influencers promoting diet teas, supplements and certain cosmetic surgeries may have their posts hidden or removed completely Article from CBS News: Instagram posts that promote weight loss Read more
Pressuring Kids to Diet Can Backfire, Damaging Long-Term Health
Parents want the best for their children. Eat well. Get enough sleep. Exercise. But sometimes pressuring your teen to diet or lose weight may end up harming them, a new study suggests. Read more
Study: Bariatric Surgery OK for Kids with Psych Illness
Mental health disorders not predictive of outcomes Original Article: Study: Bariatric Surgery OK for Kids with Psych Read more
Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Risk
  Clinicians should broach subject of weight control sooner rather than later” Original Article: Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Read more
Nutrition programs in schools found to reduce obesity
The negative health effects associated with obesity make up a lengthy list. This is particularly important for children struggling to stay healthy, as many health risks can last through Read more
Food Additives and Child Health
Our purposes with this policy statement and its accompanying technical report are to review and highlight emerging child health concerns related to the use of colorings, flavorings, and Read more
Discover Mindful Eating For Kids! 75 Activities for Managing Picky Eaters, Overeaters, Speed Eaters and Every Kid In-Between
A must if you work with kids! Gain the skills and confidence to use mindful eating with the pint-sized set in your practice! Written by mindful eating expert and bestselling author of Read more
Kids eat their food based on arrangement of ingredients
According to new research from the Future Consumer Lab, the way food is arranged on a plate might make kids more inclined to eat them. Serving style preferences changed according to gender Read more
Parental Pacifier Sucking May Lower Kids’ Allergy Risks
Lower early-life total IgE production linked to mom or dad orally ‘cleaning’ pacifier Source: Parental Pacifier Sucking May Lower Kids’ Allergy Read more
Vitamin D supplementation may improve metabolic syndrome parameters in children with obesity
Children with overweight and obesity assigned to receive vitamin D supplementation for 1 year experienced decreases in BMI and fat mass and a rise in HDL cholesterol vs. similar children Read more
The race to diminish peanut allergies in kids
New therapies could treat the allergies, not just the symptoms. Source: The race to diminish peanut allergies in Read more