SALT LAKE CITY – The fuel that keeps kids going shouldn’t be taken lightly. “Kids need healthy sources of protein, healthy fats, grains with fiber and fruits,” dietician Linda Davila-Herrera, of Primary Children’s Hospital, said. “We want to make sure that they are fueled for the day.” Dieticians recommend children over 2 years of age follow a healthy eating pattern that includes the following: · A variety of fruits and vegetables · Whole grains · Fat-free and low-fat dairy products […]

Today’s resilient U.S. job market has a bit of a dark side. The number of youth employed in violation of federal child labor standards has more than doubled in the last five years, according to data from the Department of Labor. That’s as a number of states are loosening child labor laws. The Department of Labor found hundreds of workplaces in violation of these laws that protect minors, affecting nearly 4,000 kids. Fast food restaurants McDonald’s, Subway and Dunkin Donuts […]