Picky Eaters – A Minute for Kids

All parents have a story about when their child was a “picky eater”.  Usually around the age of one a child’s appetite will naturally decrease as their growth rate slows.  Toddler and young children can use meal time to force…

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Positive Food Messages – A Minute For Kids

As parents often times weight loss is a large focus when developing eating habits.  When dieting it’s extremely important to remain positive with food messages around your children.  Too often food comes to represent the enemy to dieters.  Young children…

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Feeding and Nutrition: Your Four to Five Year Old

Good nutrition is an important part of your child’s healthy lifestyle. During the preschool years, your child should be eating the same foods as the rest of the family, with an emphasis on those with nutritional value. This includes fresh…

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Feeding and Nutrition: Your Three Year Old

As a preschooler, your child should have a healthy attitude toward eating. Ideally, by this age she no longer uses eating—or not eating—to demonstrate defiance, nor does she confuse food with love or affection. Generally (although almost certainly not always),…

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Feeding and Nutrition: Your Two Year Old

By age two, your toddler should be eating three healthy meals a day, plus one or two snacks. He can eat the same food as the rest of the family. With his improved language and social skills, he’ll become an…

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