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Summer is here and that means tons of time spent on the go, traveling, and so much more. While Summer is generally a lot of fun, it is also the worst time for eating healthy. Kids are especially susceptible to these unhealthy practices because they don’t want to stop their fun in order to eat healthier.
I know that I can be guilty of this, especially when we take our yearly trip to Wildwood. After all, who wants to eat healthy when there are so many tasty treats available to you. But as a parent, I have to set an example for my kids, even if I may not like it. So I am here to share 5 tips for teaching your kids about better nutrition. Many of these tips are simple, and don’t require a lot of work to implement them.
5 Tips for Teaching Your Kids About Better Nutrition:
Packaged and fast foods are on every shelf in the supermarket and on almost every corner, and much of the advertising of these foods are geared toward young people. Toy giveaways, smiling, colorful characters, and memorable TV advertising endear these foods and fast food companies to children from a very young age, and the results have been devastating.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity numbers have doubled in the past three decades. If you are facing this dilemma with your children, there are several ways you can teach them about better nutrition that are both fun and engaging….