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  • Word! Protein for Kids


    Protein builds, maintains, and replaces the tissues in your body. You can get it from yummy foods like eggs, nuts, beans, fish, meat, and milk.

  • Urine Test: Protein for Parents


    The urine protein test is most commonly used to screen for kidney disease and also can help monitor kidney function.

  • Blood Test: C-Reactive Protein (CRP) for Parents


    A C-reactive protein (CRP) blood test is used to identify inflammation or infection in the body.

  • Blood Test: IGF Binding Protein-3 (IGFBP-3) for Parents


    The main reason doctors order the IGF binding protein-3 (IGFBP3) test is to see if a person is producing a normal amount of human growth hormone.

  • What's Blood? for Kids


    It swirls through your veins and arteries, but what is it really? Find out about blood in this article for kids.

  • MyPlate Food Guide for Teens


    MyPlate is designed to help people make smart food choices. Its different food groups are a reminder of what – and how much – we should put on our plates to stay healthy.

  • Figuring Out Food Labels for Kids


    The food label on a food package is a lot like the table of contents in a book - it tells you exactly what the food contains. Read our article for kids for more about food labels.

  • Nephrotic Syndrome for Parents


    Nephrotic syndrome happens when tiny filtering units in the kidneys stop working properly. This can cause weight gain and other symptoms. Most kids eventually outgrow it.

  • MyPlate Food Guide for Parents


    The USDA's food guide icon is designed to make meal planning easy. Here's how to get MyPlate onto your table.

  • MyPlate Food Guide for Kids


    MyPlate is designed to make it easier to understand healthy eating.