It not an easy task to encourage growing children or even teenagers to eat healthy. But encouraging your child to eat healthily and to limit their intake of foods high in fat and/or sugar is something you can do. Overweight and obesity is as growing problem in many countries. Encourage your child to make healthier choices over foods high in fat and/or sugar by giving them healthy snacks to consume during the day.
Control Your Cupboard
If the kitchen is bulging with exclusively with healthy snacks, your kids will have no choice but to eat them when they are hungry. Remember you control what enters your kitchen, not the children. Make sure you have less junk foods around, and your children will have no choice but to eat healthy!
It has been shows that children tend to copy the eating habits of their parents. If you select lots of vegetables, fruits, whole grains and low-fat dairy, your kids will likely take them too. So, start with the person in the mirror!