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Guest Post by Betta: Setting a Healthy Example for Kids and How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy by Mae Flowers Posted Mon 16 Jan 2012 12:00am Betta is my sister in law and has some great advice to give on healthy living and kids! I would like to begin by saying how incredibly proud I am of Alissa for how far she has come on this journey to a healthier lifestyle. The changes that she has made in her life are both amazing and inspiring. It has been wonderful to see her transform over ... Read on »
Teaching Kids About Healthy Eating Choices Looney Tunes Eating Right Campaign by Jana H. Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 5:26pm While healthy eating remains a top priority for parents, childhood obesity continues to be a growing issue. It's simply not realistic to believe that kids will shun all junk foods but we can help them to balance the empty nutrients with a big dose of healthy good for you foods. This week Warner Brothers and MomLogic are asking the followin ... Read on »
Popular Characters Can Help Kids Eat Healthy Foods Too by HealthFinder Posted Tue 21 Aug 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Branding tactics used to sell junk food also may be used to promote better nutrition, research shows. ... Read on »
Guest Post: How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Food, Part 2 by Mare Posted Sun 03 Mar 2013 1:44am Aside from starting kids off at an early age with good eating habits, I believe that making food look fun and appetizing is key to getting them to enjoy eating healthy food. My Japanese heritage reinforced the importance of presentation of meals. Instead of fat and carbohydrate-laden, processed-food school lunches, you may have heard of the “bent ... Read on »
Guest Post: How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Food, Part 1 by Mare Posted Sat 02 Mar 2013 1:27am My husband and I have never had a problem with getting our daughter, who is now a teenager, to eat healthy food. We started early, just asking her to try new things and if she didn’t like it, she didn’t have to eat it. By the time she was 4, she would announce to anyone who asked, “I love broccoli, it’s like candy to me!” She also devours kale, b ... Read on »
What I Say to My Kids About Eating Healthy Food (among other mistakes I’m probably making…) by MySuperFoods Posted Tue 04 Jun 2013 4:00pm Tuesdays are a big work day for MySuperFoods. By that, I mean that Silvia and I are always together from about 9-4p. Although this sounds like a normal (or short) day to most of you, it’s just the in-person element that makes it “big”. It is also the only day of the week that I’m less likely to be receiving or sending texts to her at 5am or 1 ... Read on »
If You Give A Kid Healthy Food He Will Eat It... Right? by Jimmy L. Posted Wed 21 Mar 2012 12:00pm Seems like every week, there are new "kid oriented" food standards being introduced by the Government.  So while the concept of eating better is good, sinply making new rules doesn't do much for making anything happen, except that the Government Adminstrators and Players get to pat themselves on the back. Simple fact - if peop ... Read on »
Eating Liberally asks Marion: Is stealth the way to healthy eating for kids? by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 6:29am Every now and then, Kerry Trueman tosses a “Let’s Ask Marion” question at me, and these are invariably a challenge.  Today’s: “Is stealth the way to healthy eating for kids?” (With a click of her mouse, Eating Liberally’s Kerry Trueman, aka kat, corners Dr. Marion Nestle, NYU professor of nutrition and author of Feed Your Pet Rig ... Read on »
Fun Activities to Promote Healthy Eating in Kids by Cindy Haskin-Popp Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 7:47am Yogurt, applesauce, and fruit and vegetable purees can be used as "edible" finger paint. Raising a healthy eater isn’t always easy.  Many parents can attest to battles over meals with a picky eater.  Like any habit, healthy eating has to be conditioned – repeated over and over until it becomes part of the daily routine.  Although stra ... Read on »
Oct 20, Fun Way To Involve The Kids In Healthy Eating by CindyH74 Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 12:54pm BELOW IS A FUN WAY TO GET THE KIDS INVOLVED IN THE HEALTHY MEAL PLANNING. MY KIDS KEEP A CHART OF ALL THE FOODS THEY ATE THAT DAY. IF ONE OF THE BOXES IS EMPTY AROUND DINNERTIME, THEN WE TRY REALLY HARD TO FILL IN THE BOX!!! (Except the yellow box. That box is only allowed to be filled in a couple of times a week at our house. Junk food isn't ... Read on »