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Health Tip of the Day

Kids Need Breakfast

If your kids try to slip out the door without breakfast, don't let them. Children who skip breakfast don't consume enough grains, milk, and fruit -- even if they eat healthy lunches and dinners, according to the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. As a result, they don't consume enough calcium, fiber and iron.