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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Teaching Kids nutrition-mothers.

Mothers are the nutritional gatekeepers of the household!Mothers are shaping our world.What is the best way to teach our young minds about nutrition? Here are four strategies you can use to make lifestyle changes.Have regular family meals to serve a variety of healthy foods and snacks, be a role model eat healthy Involve the children in the process.

We know it is not easy when you're juggling busy schedules; and convenience foods, such as fast food, its so readily available.We must take advantage of our consciousness, by making the time to prepare a meal and engage in the family conversations. majority of the mothers speed up around, and even running around trying to get things done in a day. where des this leave you? Tired, drained and stressed-out!
First things first, when it comes to buying food moms make the majority of shopping in each family.Here are a few tips for you.Make it easy for children to choose healthy snacks keep tissues of fruit or vegetables on hand and ready to eat.Other good snacks include low-fat yogurt, peanut butter and celery, or whole-grain crackers and cheese.Remember to serve fruit and vegetables in each meal, aiming at the target of at least five servings a day. Make sure that you serve fruit or vegetables to every meal. Serve the lean meat and other good sources of protein, such as fish, eggs, beans, and nuts. Limiting fat intake by avoiding deep-fried food and choose healthier cooking methods, such as grilling, broiling, roasting and boiling.Choose low-fat or nonfat dairy products. Limit fast food and low-nutrient snacks, such as chips and sweets, but not quite prohibit favorite snacks from your home. Instead, make them "once-in-a-while" food so that children do not feel deprived.Limit sugary drinks such as soft drinks and fruit-flavored drinks. Serve water and low-fat milk instead.
By being a role model and change your eating habits, your children will follow suit.When we start teaching children nutrition, they should become a part of the process.We all learn from doing, which makes planning and preparing a meal fun! parents must disconnect the X-box and ask them to give you a hand.

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