July 4th, 2013

Maintaining a balanced diet is vital for experiencing optimal health. This is true at every age and the sooner that it is taught, the better a person can live. The following healthy eating tips for kids of all ages will help your children to develop the right attitudes concerning nutrition.

Eat Lots Of Color

Fruits and vegetables that are rich with color each have something different to offer the body. Teaching kids to eat a broad variety of fresh produce is the perfect way to obtain good health. Mixing and matching colors is fun for little kids and teens will Read the rest of this entry »

May 18th, 2013

All You Need To Know To Keep Your Kids Healthy

Eliminate The Junk
The first rule of thumb is to minimize or eliminate junk food. Not only is this food harmful, but also it is a direct link in obesity, poor health and depression in children.

Incorporate Vegetables, Fruit And Protein Into The Mix
Eating health is an essential attribute for all children. This means eliminating junk food and eating nutritional meals. Sometimes, parents allow their children to go crazy with sugars, sweets and junk food. In addition, too much soda is also Read the rest of this entry »

April 2nd, 2013

All parents want the best for their kids and instilling them with healthy eating habits is one way to ensure this. However, it’s difficult to know how they’re eating when you’re not around. School presents a particularly big problem. Between vending machine snacks and heavily-processed school lunches, your kids may be eating little more than junk food for their mid-day meals. Here are some ways to monitor what they’re eating.

Ask

When they get home from school, simply ask them what they ate for lunch.Additional information can be found at Read the rest of this entry »

October 17th, 2012

The foods that kids eat when they are young can have a major impact upon them throughout their entire lives. Not only will these foods impact their immediate health, but the foods kids eat when they are young can establish habits that they may follow for the rest of their lives. Many foods are an acquired taste. Think about the time you sat down to drink your first cup of coffee. The odds are good that you didn’t like the taste at first. Read the rest of this entry »

October 16th, 2012

The recent changes in the school lunch program have brought national attention to the concern of what we feed our children. While there is controversy over the success of the new school lunch program, there are no arguments that as parents, we should from time to time re-evaluate what our children are presently eating and set future goals to encourage a healthy eating lifestyle that will stay with them for life.
The easiest way to encourage Read the rest of this entry »

October 12th, 2012

Kids are often picky eaters, so parents should keep a variety of foods available for them to eat. Remember they may dislike a food today and love it when they tried it at a friend’s house. Have healthy and delicious snacks on hand. These are the ten healthiest food your child can eat.:

1) Milk- they can use a lower fat version of milk, or try soy milk or almond milk.

2) Greek yogurt- usually low or non fat and its Read the rest of this entry »

October 9th, 2012

Not at all different from what constitutes healthy diets for adults, healthy diets for children are identical. In fact, maintaining a healthy diet and healthy eating habits makes the transition from childhood to adulthood a much more seamless one. The nutrients which comprise a healthy diet form a fundamental building block for good health. Proteins, vitamins, carbohydrates, minerals and fat are all required no matter the age group. The only variation if any would be the portions of each Read the rest of this entry »

October 6th, 2012

Look at any obese child and you will usually see poor eating habits. In a society that is laden with fast food restaurants and convenience foods, how does one keep their children healthy?

Ask most parents of adults and they will tell you, eating habits are taught at a young age. No child is born with the ability to eat properly, they have to be trained. Instead of offering comfort foods like a cookie or Read the rest of this entry »