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Nutrition for Kids

Nutrition for kids is one of the most important parenting aspects in today’s world. Child nutrition is an essential component to raising healthy kids and one of the most important aspects to master as a parent.

It not only includes good food for kids, but also child feeding practices, parental feeding styles, and appreciating where your child is along the developmental spectrum.

Together, these mold your child into a healthy eater (or not) who has a positive relationship with food (or not).

The Nourished Child® blog offers you myriad child nutrition articles on nourishing and feeding kids, no matter their age or challenge.

Nutrition Articles by Age

Baby Nutrition

Food, feeding and development for babies.

Toddler Nutrition

Learn what and how to feed your toddler.

Nutrition for Kids

Kids of all ages and stages have unique nutritional needs. Learn how to feed kids with food allergies, kid and teen athletes, kids with ADHD, and even constipation. Also, learn what to expect from their behavior.

Teen Nutrition

Teenagers are a unique bunch. From athletes to over- and under-eaters, learn what to feed them and how to help them launch from the nest with good eating habits and cooking skills.

Nutrition Articles by Topic

Youth Sports Nutrition

Learn how to feed the young athlete for growth, training and competition.

Healthy Family Meals

Get inspiration from my healthy recipes, cooking tips, and family food ideas to nourish your brood, inside and out.

Be sure to scroll through my latest publications below!

Popular Nutrition for Kids Articles

It takes more than healthy food for kids to raise a healthy child. Learn if you’ve got what it takes.

Parental feeding styles vary and influence how well your child eats. Learn about the diplomatic feeding style and how to start using it.

Trying new foods is the key to expanding a healthy diet in kids. Learn how to help your child try new foods.

Your baby’s first food and learning to eat are big steps in your child’s health. Learn the best foods and feeding approaches for your baby.

Learn the tell-tale signs of teen growth and development in boys and girls, including when girls and boys stop growing.

Learn natural ways to relieve constipation in kids.

Browse All Nutrition for Kids Posts

5 Reasons Your Baby Refuses to Eat

Hangry Kids? What You Can Do to Help

The Power of Your Kid’s Appetite

Short Order Cooking: How Catering to Kids Plays Out

Food Restriction: What it Really Does to Kids

Food Rewards for Kids: Yay or Nay?

Clean Plate: How Pressure to Eat Affects Kids

Fun Food Activities for Kids to Pass the Time

Family Style Meals 101

YOYO Night: ‘You’re On Your Own’ for Mealtime

The Kitchen is Closed Right Now

Advice for Picky Eating, From a Pro

Food Aversion: Next Steps for Kids with ARFID

Overeating Help for Kids Who Eat Too Much at Parties

What Every Parent Should Know about Snacking Trends & Kids