Here are some helpful tips to help your children start to learn healthy habits that can help them not just eat better, but also live healthier, happier, more active lives.
When you engage your children in meal planning, shopping, and preparation it can make them more interested, and hopefully more agreeable, when it comes to eating right.
Encourage New Foods
Creativity can work wonders when it comes to new foods. When kids think food can be fun and interesting, there’s a better chance they’ll eat.
Worried your child is not eating well enough to grow to his full potential? We couldn’t agree more. Picky eating can slow down growth if your child isn’t getting enough of the nutrition needed for healthy growth and development.
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Breastfeeding is the best source of infant nutrition. Good maternal nutrition is important for the preparation and maintenance of breastfeeding. When thinking of using infant formula, a mother should be aware of
the financial and social implications of formula feeding,
the difficulty of reversing the decision not to breastfeed and
the care that must be taken to prevent partial formula feeding from interfering with lactation.
In addition, proper preparation of powder or concentrated liquid infant formula requires the use of boiled water for the purposes of mixing formula and cleaning implements and the manufacturer’s mixing instructions must always be followed. Improper mixing or preparation may make a baby sick. A healthcare professional should always be consulted before initiating formula feeding.