Why you have to teach your children about eating healthy foods

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It’s so important to teach your children about choosing and eating healthy foods from a young age.Parents has the greatest influence on children’s lives. They could be influenced into liking and eating fruits, vegetables and all foods  that are healthy and good for body building and development . It  is your responsibility as a parent to select healthy foods in daily family meals and encourage them to eat.Especially for the children who are picky,Parents must make food choices for their children to help them build strong immune system.  You might need to buy a book  about foods for your picky children to go along with your healthy balanced diet.  Children love stories about where food comes from and how it’s grown – so read with them and to them from a young age, to encourage them to ask questions and show an interest in the food they eat. Parents are  the first teachers of children. Children could learn a lot from their parents including behavioral patterns and healthy lifestyles. Eating together as a family can also improve the communication skills between the children and parents.

The most important  thing you can do is to focus on your own food choice first.More often,children don’t do as we say, they do as we do.If possible, discuss your health goals with your spouse or partner, and decide on the values you want to model to your children. And then, work together as a team.Foods that are very rich and contains important nutrients such as proteins, vitamins, iron, minerals and water should be  into daily meals. Always encourage your children to take fruit juice instead of sugary drinks .Foods that are very rich and contains important nutrients such as proteins, vitamins, iron, minerals and water should be integrated into daily meals. Always encourage your children to take fruit juice instead of sugary drinks . Foods and Vegetables like Fish, Eggs, oatmeal, Milk, Beans, Spinach, Cucumbers, Cabbage, Tomatoes, etc  fiber rich foods are essential for brain development and  Fruits like berries, carrots, avocados, apples, watermelon, Bananas etc are very nutritious for the body development.

Don’t bring unhealthy foods into the house, make your house rules about  eating healthy foods and healthy drinks , the rules are also apply for the parents too. Be a role model to your children.