Resources Articles View original articles written especially for parents by Connecticut Children’s expert dietitians. Ask a Dietitian Ask a Registered Dietitian is a resource for health care professionals and families seeking advice related a child’s diet. Appropriate questions to ask may be: When should I recommend weight loss in a growing child? What should I tell parents about feeding children who are picky eaters? Is my child eating a balanced diet? Send an email to Connecticut Children’s nutrition experts. Resources For Parents American Diabetes Association The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes by funding research, delivering services to communities, providing information, and advocating for people affected by diabetes. Dole 5 a Day educates children, parents, and teachers about why fruits and vegetables are so good for nutrition and health. There are many videos, articles, recipes and other activities that will inspire your family to eat healthy foods. Choose My Plate ChooseMyPlate.gov features practical information and tips to help families and their children build healthier diets. Small changes can make a difference! This website includes much of the consumer and professional information that your kids get in school and can help all at home to make healthy choices. Help your children find a healthy eating style and maintain it for a lifetime. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) FARE is the trusted source of information related to food allergy and anaphylaxis. Committed to raising awareness, providing advocacy and advancing allergy research, this network provides education and support to parents who need help managing their children’s food allergies. Kids Eat Right Kids Eat Right provides scientifically-based children’s health and nutrition information that offers smart, healthy ways to shop, cook and eat with your family. This resource features recipes, articles and videos that are backed by the expertise of nutritional experts. Super Healthy Kids Super Healthy Kids combines a wide variety of information about healthy eating for all age groups with dozens of kid friendly recipes and meal plan ideas. In addition, parents can choose to sign up to receive comprehensive meal plans that include shopping lists and preparation instructions to help make meal time simple and delicious.