Children

Only children: Selfish and lonely, or precocious and self-confident? Over the past hundred years, scientists and psychologists have struggled to decide whether growing up without siblings is a blessing or a curse.
Fighting childhood obesity isn’t just about diet and exercise — raising healthy kids is a complicated issue that’s tied to family structure, gender roles, and the corporate food industry.
This week, greatists showed us that inspiration comes in all forms, shapes, and sizes! Read on to feel inspired to make healthy choices as well.
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New research suggests “food neophobia,” or the fear of trying new foods, is largely related to genetic factors. The kids (and adults) who suffer from this condition may be at risk for nutritional deficiencies and health issues such as obesity.

According to a federal study, children are eating fewer calories and adults are chowing down on less fast food than in years past. What does this mean for the state of our country's health now and in the future?

OP-ED: Recently, Nickelodeon received a massive petition calling for stricter nutrition standards for advertising directed at kids. Should Nick’s executives ban commercials for unhealthy food?

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According to a federal study, children are eating fewer calories and adults are chowing down on less fast food than in years past. What does this mean for the state of our country's health now and in the future?

Macaroni
New research suggests “food neophobia,” or the fear of trying new foods, is largely related to genetic factors. The kids (and adults) who suffer from this condition may be at risk for nutritional deficiencies and health issues such as obesity.
This week, greatists showed us that inspiration comes in all forms, shapes, and sizes! Read on to feel inspired to make healthy choices as well.
Fighting childhood obesity isn’t just about diet and exercise — raising healthy kids is a complicated issue that’s tied to family structure, gender roles, and the corporate food industry.
Only children: Selfish and lonely, or precocious and self-confident? Over the past hundred years, scientists and psychologists have struggled to decide whether growing up without siblings is a blessing or a curse.

Game on, girls! A recent study suggests playing video games together can strengthen parent-daughter relationships.

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