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How to Grow Healthy Kids

Our children’s nutrition is vital to their health and development, both in school and in sports. Teach your kids about healthy choices today to establish healthy habits for tomorrow. Set a good example by involving them in meal planning, introducing them to cooking and portion control and getting active!

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What to Eat During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant you have probably heard the phrase eating for two. It’s true that a pregnant woman's calorie intake grows during pregnancy, but simply doubling your calorie intake is not the solution for you or your baby.

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Regardless of whether banana selfies are an effective way to protest racism, banana snacks are undoubtedly an effective way to refuel the body.

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Founded in Hawaii in 1851, Dole Food Company, Inc., with 2010 revenues of $6.9 billion, is the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Dole markets a growing line of packaged and frozen foods, and is a produce industry leader in nutrition education and research. The Company does business in more than 90 countries and employs, on average, 36,000 full-time, regular employees and 23,000 full-time seasonal or temporary employees, worldwide.
BY Dole Nutrition Institute

New Healthy Kids Brochure

April 4, 2005
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Obesity rates have doubled in children and tripled in adolescents over the last two decades. Educate yourself and your family about the health risks associated with excess weight by downloading our Healthy Kids Brochure. Number four in our Health & Wellness Series, this concise guide contains:

  • Ten tips on how to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your child’s diet.
  • Healthy substitutions for junk food — such as replacing chewy candies with dried fruit.
  • Key nutrients lacking in children’s diets — and foods that supply them.
  • Snacks you can make together — plus a fun recipe for “Trees in a Broccoli Forest.”The brochure makes a handy shopping guide, as well as provides ideas on how to transform your home food environment to encourage healthy choices.