When combined with an active lifestyle, a healthy, balanced diet is fundamental to your child’s growth. However, getting your kids to eat healthily can be tough, especially if they’ve already started craving sugar and other processed foods. Considering that childhood obesity has more than doubled in the last three decades, parents need to play an active role in not only cooking healthy meals for their children, but also teaching them how to be active and eat right on their own. Here are a few tips to make these lessons a little easier.
It’s easy to get into the role of lecturer when trying to teach your children a valuable lesson, but that isn’t always the most effective way to get them to make healthy choices. Be fun, get creative and engage them in ways they’ll enjoy. By empowering them to make good decisions early in life, they’ll learn to make healthy choices on their own and grow into thoughtful, fit young adults.
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