How to get children to eat healthy foods

Eating healthy means feeding on a variety of nutritious foods to keep you healthy, strong and feeling good. Children need to eat foods rich in proteins, carbohydrates, calcium, vitamins and other food values.

However, children prefer to eat fast finger leaking foods to home-cooked traditional meals. Not all home-cooked food is dietry, but parents aware of the benefits of a healthy diet to children always prepare healthy meals. If you have challenges with feeding children a healthy diet and nutritious food. Read more

Do you prepare healthy foods for your children? Do they eat them, or they rather stay hungry? When facing such challenges of children rejecting healthy home-cooked food, consider changing your approach and tactics. 

Ways to get children to eat healthy meals.

Cook a variety of foods; cook more than one meal to encourage children to eat. She may not like rice but will eat posho. That is far better than ordering chips because your child has refused to eat the food you prepared.

Involve kids; Let your children participate in choosing the healthy meals of the day. It is good to ask your child what healthy food you can cook for them. In most cases, children eat the food of their choice compared to what their parents think of them. Involve them in the preparation, cooking and serving.

Be a role model; as a parent, you have to be exemplary to your children. Eating healthy before your children will encourage them and teach them healthy eating habits. Don’t eat processed food and force your children to eat home-cooked foods.

Tell them the health benefits of each food; Explain to children why people eat healthily and its impact on their growth.

Make health snacks available: Instead of buying sodas, blend juice for children out of fruits. You can make pineapple juice, Watermelon juice and any other fruit that you can think of.

Published by Motherly heart

My name is Mary Ajambo, and I am a blogger at motherly heart. I am a mother. I love writing. I am here to make parenting an Interesting adventure for both mums and dads.

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