Wednesday, 8 May 2019

How You Can Make Your Kids Eat Better With Simple Techniques

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Everybody want their kids to eat the best foods that will make them grow faster, and smarter. The problem is; Do they know the right way to do it?

Some parents, in their quest for giving their kids good food at all costs later lead to pampering, and this do no good than just getting the child fat and unhealthy.

This article covers some simple techniques that wiil help you feed your kids the right way, take a seat, read and digest.

How To Feed Your Kids Better With Simple Tips.


These tips are what you have to teach your kids for quality health and wellness, a must know for every parent, read on to find our interesting but important facts.

Never skip breakfasts.


It is important to let your kids know they have no cause to skip breakfast. It is always preached that breakfasts are essential for a good start into the day, breakfasts are good for weight loss, etc.

Eating breakfast is approved to have a lot of benefits which includes help with weight loss, decreased risk of developing health diseases, etc. Your kid will never grow to like this important meal unless you introduce it at an early stage.

So, encouraging your child or children to eat a healthy breakfast is helpful to their health.

Milk and water!


The fact that milk and water are the best drinks for your kids can not be argued.
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Water as we all know has a lot of benefits and almost no side effects. Water makes up more than 75 percent of bodily fluids and the young kids simply need a lot of water to keep their body in optimum health.

Milk is also a good beverage to introduce to your children as it is the only safe drink except water they could drink a lot of.

Milk contains calcium and vitamin D which are needed in the body for strong bones and teeth, and apart from providing essential vitamins and calcium, milk also provides many other essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, etc.

Milk and water are simply the two beverages you should introduce to your kids at their early age as almost all other drinks are not nutritionally appealing.


Exclusive breastfeeding.


In order to develop your kid into a strong, sharp and smart child, you should know when to start and stop breastfeeding your child.

Apart from containing necessary nutrients such as iron, breast is also outstanding as it is very easy to digest and provides protection against a wide range of diseases.

As prescribed by many health agencies, the normal age for introducing solid foods (gradually stopping breast milk is six months but one should take care not to stop breastfeeding too early or too late.

What is the effect of stopping breastfeeding too early?
The baby may not be able to digest the new food he or she is being introduced to and this may cause many problems.

But on the other hand, what are the effects of stopping breastfeeding too late?
By about six months, the baby needs more iron than your breast milk can provide and stores lower iron. To restore this deficiency, the baby will need supplementary iron providing foods to help maintain a stable iron supply for optimum health and wellness.

Choose healthy snacks.


In order to make your dram healthy child, you should choose healthy snacks for them and never leave them to but snacks on their own.

A lot of unhealthy snacks are advertised everyday and the children may want to have a taste but it is your responsibility as a parent to make then know the snacks are unhealthy.

You can also make the kids accustomed to healthy snacks by always making it available for them.

Snacks like whole grain snacks and milk are not bad and unhealthy snacks like sugary drinks (soda), cakes and pies and processed foods should be discouraged.

Choosing healthy snacks will go a long way in determining your kids diet as it is a powerful influencer.

Be a role model.


Do what you want the kids to do. You can't possibly enjoy unhealthy foods each day and dare them to go near it. Your kids watch whatever you do!

When you eat healthy foods and snacks, your kids will be convinced the ignored ones are bad and would not go near it. They would find it easier to resist outside the home.

But when you yourself eat these and tell them not to, they may actually feel you're trying to let them miss something and go on to try it.

So, do what you want them to do!

Table manners!!!


I hope you still remember the good old table manners. Yes, introducing your children to table manners expose them to how they are supposed to behave at the dining table.

Don't talk while you're chewing!
Don't sleep while you're eating!
Sit properly on your chair!
Keep water beside you...

These and more are the numerous table manners that you can teach your children and monitor how well they observe it.

These tanle manners help the child to get stuck to a code of conduct he will always follow whenever he's eating, so, teach your child the table manners.

Make foods attractive.


This is especially important for picky eaters or kids who won't eat no matter what.

Displaying a colorful set of good food is essential for stimulating the appetite and attracting your kids to the food.

When the food is attractive everyone would love it and want to have a taste. This way, you can turn your non eating stubborn kid into a glutton.

An example of how to make the food attractive is by mixing colors, for instance, green vegetables, red carrots, and other attractive intermixing of colors which am not very good at. This way, I'm sure everything will be win-win because you end up with a coorful mix of invaluable nutrients!

Encourage slow eating.


Your kids should be told that it is beneficial to eat slowly.

It takes minutes to send signals to the brain that the body is full. A too fast eating speed may cause the kids to overeat before actually knowing that they are already full.

Eating slowly will allow the body to detect when we're full, and send signals to the brain so the brain notifies you that you're full. This wil take up to fifteen minutes and if care is not taken, fast eating may cause overeating and obesity risks.

Thanks for reading!

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