Archive for the Food Issues Category

My Child Won’t Eat Vegetables!!!!

Dear Sharon, Do you have any advice for parents who have children who will not eat vegetables? I am really concerned about this. My son seems to only have a palate for junk. He is
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Peer Pressure and Healthy Eating

Dear Sharon, I want my kids to be healthy and I am determined to beat the “peer and social pressure” of eating processed foods. Can you advise a parent like me how I can convince
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Overweight Snacking Teen

Dear Sharon, My 12 year old daughter is overweight and I don’t know what to do. No one in our family has ever been overweight. I try to get her to eat less and different
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Healthy Eating Away from Home

Dear Sharon, Healthy eating is very important to us and our kids are comfortable with our priority for that. However, our 9-year-old son hangs out a lot with a friend whose parents have a different
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Holiday Eating

Dear Sharon, There’s a recent and needed emphasis on healthy eating. My 12-year-old son is a junk food junkie and with the impending holidays, I worry about his food choices. We’re trying to keep him
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Children’s Cravings

Dear Sharon, Our children seem to be pretty healthy. We are not a family who thrives on fast food, and we make an effort to eat well. However, one of our children, our middle son,
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