Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Healthy Habits Checklist - #3 Food and Drink

The 3rd item on our F.U.N. checklist is food and drink. Children develop their eating habits at an early age, so it is important to teach them to appreciate healthy foods. Some ideas to encourage healthy eating include letting your child participate in food preparation and do not use food as a reward or a punishment. You can click here to find more tips and ideas to help promote healthy eating habits with your children.

Healthy beverages are also important in your child's healthy development. It is recommended to avoid sugary drinks and make room for milk and lots of water. Click here for more tips and ideas on how to incorporate healthy drinks into your children's diet.

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