Back to School Tip: Nutritious Snacks Help Keep Kids Healthy and Alert

A childhood ritual — snacking — is getting a bad rap. Sure, bags of chips and microwavable globs of processed cheese share the blame for the nation’s childhood-obesity epidemic. A 2010 National Survey on Children’s Health reported that nearly 32 percent of America’s kids are overweight or obese. But not all snacks are bad, and [...]