Getting Preschoolers to Eat Vegetables

by Kelley Jilek

A healthy diet and lifestyle can never start early enough. MyPlate suggests that half our plates should consist of fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, kids are inundated with misinformation from media and advertisements every day. There are many factors that shape food habits and behaviors in children. Here are some tips for getting your little ones to try some healthier foods:

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Healthy Sna­­cks, Healthy Kids

by Kelley Jilek

Adorable Preschooler Eating SnacksYoung children need snacks; they aren’t able to go as long as adults without eating. When they do eat a meal, they can only eat a little at a time. Snacks help them meet their daily caloric and nutritional needs. Now is the time to instill a taste for a variety of foods so your child will be set for a lifetime of healthy eating. Here are some tips for providing healthy snacks:

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