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Monday, 25 May 2015 11:07

Kids and Food 10 Tips for Parents

It's no surprise that parents might need some help understanding what it means to eat healthy. 

The good news is that you don't need a degree in nutrition to raise healthy kids. Following some basic guidelines can help you encourage your kids to eat right and maintain a healthy weight.

Published in Parenting Tips
Monday, 25 May 2015 10:47

Healthy Eating And Your Family

Whether you have a toddler or a teen, here are five of the best strategies to improve nutrition and encourage smart eating habits:

  1. Have regular family meals.
  2. Serve a variety of healthy foods and snacks.
  3. Be a role model by eating healthy yourself.
  4. Avoid battles over food.
  5. Involve kids in the process.

Sure, eating well can be hard — family schedules are hectic and grab-and-go convenience food is readily available. But our tips can help make all five strategies part of your busy household.

Published in Parenting Tips
Monday, 18 May 2015 10:38

How Can Families Be Healthier?

Involving the whole family is the best way to promote better eating habits and healthy activities for your kids.

A whole-family approach simply means that everyone — parents and kids alike — works together as a team to achieve good health and well being. As with any team, there's a leader or coach — and that's you!

Published in Parenting Tips
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