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10 Superfoods for Kids

Whole Grains

Whole grains can be found in bread, cereal and crackers -- all foods kids usually enjoy. They're rich in folic acid, iron, zinc and B vitamins and some are fortified with vitamin D and calcium as well. Start your kids on whole grains early to give them a head start against heart disease. When it comes to buying pre-packaged whole grains, be careful. Especially with crackers, a staple snack item for kids, you'll want to avoid ones that contain unsaturated fats, better known as trans-fats. And don't be fooled by claims made on the front of the box. To get the real skinny, you're going to have to take a close look at the nutritional information on the back.