Tips to get your kids to eat healthy
ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - It's finally time for the kids to head back to school and get them back into a daily routine. Including healthy meals for your little ones can be a challenge.
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- Create a food kaleidoscope – Children commonly eat with their eyes, if it looks colorful and bright, they are more likely to give it a try.
- Dip it or dunk it – Offer low-fat dressings, yogurts, or hummus to make it fun to eat raw fruits and veggies.
- Encourage kids to be food explorers – Provide opportunities for children to sample small portions of new types food
- Get their taste buds travel – Provide a variety of foods from different cultures and cuisines for all members of the family to try.