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By Carolyn Bivins
Guest Writer 

Tips for healthy and creative snacks for kids


September 19, 2019

With childhood obesity rates increasing in the United States, it is important for children to eat snacks that will support healthy development.

While it may seem more appetizing and convenient to grab a candy bar or a bag of chips, parents can bring a fun new perspective to healthy foods that outshine junk foods.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, many food group recommendations for kids are merely guidelines, and every child has different energy needs.

It is important to create an environment that allows your child to choose healthful foods for snacks.

Prepare foods that...

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