Most parents know that too much added sugar in their child’s diet is not good for them but are we overlooking another type of food that is just as harmful for our kids?
Muffins, pecan pie, chocolate balls, homemade granola and cookies - cooking with wholegrains doesn't have to be boring.
Dr. Joanna McMillan
It takes a village, so the adage goes, to raise a child and it may also take a village to raise a healthy child and tackle obesity.
A trend towards larger portions of junk food is significantly contributing to Australia's expanding waistlines, health experts say.
I have a confession to make: I'm an anti-foodie.
More than half of kids' foods featuring cartoons have been found to be unhealthy, prompting fresh calls for such cartoons to be restricted.
A dentist has caused an internet storm by saying that children would be better off eating potato chips than raisins.
Almost 50 percent of Americans think chocolate milk comes from brown cows. What other crazy food myths are out there?
When I gave birth to a daughter I swore I would protect her from the body image demons that plague so many of our girls.
Australians aren't happy about the amount of packaging being used for fruit and vegetables.
High protein diets might have a reputation for helping adults stay lean but in small children it can have the opposite effect: too much protein too soon can lead to childhood obesity.
Sporting clubs should not be promoting junk food. My daughter should not be marketing for a chocolate company and selling their products to other children.
After eliminating the sweet stuff from her own diet, Dr Sarah Schenker got her husband and two sons in on the act. They're convinced - most of the time, she says: