-- Robert Preidt
MONDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- As parents prepare for their
children's return to school, they need to remember that healthy
meals and snacks are essential for learning.
"Parents can make the school day easier for their children by providing nutritious and yummy breakfasts, lunches and snacks that promote optimal learning. Everyone is in a rush in the morning, but it only takes a few minutes on Sunday to plan healthy meals to fuel your child's week," Karin Richards, director of the Exercise Science and Wellness Management program, and director of Health Sciences at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, said in a university news release.
Richards offered the following advice for parents as they plan
breakfast, lunch and snacks for their school-age children:
The Nemours Foundation has more about
children and healthy eating.
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