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Kid-Friendly Kitchen Experiments that Make Learning Fun

by Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LD, CLEC-registered dietitian

Kitchen experiments are a fun way to teach kids about science, cooking, & geography. Making whipped cream, butter, Greek yogurt, and ricotta can be done with minimal supplies in your kitchen. Plus, they get to fill their bellies with their creations!
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Why the 9 Essential Nutrients in Milk Matter for Kids

by Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LD, CLEC-registered dietitian

Known for building strong bones, cow’s milk does so much more! Did you know that milk contains antioxidants? This tasty drink also provides 9 essential nutrients. No wonder the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests children drink milk every day.
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"Just Farmers" or Scientists in Overalls?

by Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D.

Organic farmers aren’t “just” farmers. They stand at the forefront of preventive medicine. By producing safe and nutritious food -- without synthetic fertilizers or chemicals, antibiotics or hormones -- organic farmers protect our environment, there