Health Tip: Give Kids Nutritious Meals

By on August 5, 2014

Health Tip: Give Kids Nutritious Meals

Children’s growing bodies need plenty of nutrients, but it can be difficult to get picky eaters to dine on healthy food.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions:

  • Offer nutritional snacks, such as whole-grain crackers and low-fat cheese, veggies with a salsa or slices of fresh fruit with low-fat yogurt.
  • Avoid giving children sugary juice or soda. Instead, offer water, low-fat milk or 100 percent fruit juice.
  • Offer a protein-laden food with every meal, such as beans, low-fat dairy products, meat, whole grains and vegetables.

Source: HealthDay

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