Nutrition for Kids: Picky Eaters

If your child is a picky eater, here are some tips to teach your child healthy eating habits.

never use food as a bribe, reward or punishment; this will only cause eating habit problems later on in life
Be creative: make mealtime fun! Make a ‘face’ on your pizza out of vegetables and other healthy toppings.

If your toddler doesn’t want to eat a certain food, don’t force him to eat it and don’t offer an alternative; this will only cause more serious eating problems later on.
Try to offer your child smaller portions; larger portions can be overwhelming for a young child.

Most importantly set a positive example for your children. If you maintain healthy eating habits, your child will be much more likely to as well.

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