“The first wealth is health.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
What does healthy eating mean? Healthy eating means eating a variety of foods that give you the nutrients needed to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy. You’re a big part of helping your child choose nutritious foods at every age and stage. Here are a few ideas to help make sure your child eats healthy foods and develops healthy eating habits – now and in the future.
Encourage healthy food choices.
Some of the best ways to set and reinforce healthy eating habits is to engage your child in meal preparation and to engage your child in the different shapes and colors of their fruits and vegetables.