How to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits

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I’m all about health and wellness for the whole family where weight loss occurs as a side effect.

After reading an article in Vogue about a mother putting her 7-year-old on a diet, I’ve re-framed her actions for a healthier outcome

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How to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits

  1. 1. How to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits Marissa Vicario, Founder and Wellness Expert Marissa’s Well-being and Health www.mwahonline.com www.whereineedtobe.com Photo credit: Vogue © 2013 Marissa’s Well-being and Health
  2. 2. How to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits • I’m all about health and wellness for the whole family where weight loss occurs as a side effect. • After reading an article in Vogue about a mother putting her 7-year-old on a diet, I’ve re-framed her actions for a healthier outcome
  3. 3. How to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits • Instead of fat talk Model healthy eating behaviors
  4. 4. How to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits • Instead of counting calories Grow, cook and enjoy nourishing food as a family
  5. 5. How to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits • Instead of referring to foods as “good” and “bad” Talk about food as nourishment and emphasize the best stuff
  6. 6. How to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits • Instead of banning sweets Allow them infrequently like at social events
  7. 7. How to Teach Kids Healthy Eating Habits • Instead of diet soda and 100-calorie snack packs Offer fun finger foods, cut up veggies and dips, trail mix, smoothies, fruit and water
  8. 8. Read the full blog post here: http://bit.ly/JPo5zj Connect with Me! Facebook Linkedin YouTube Pinterest Twitter: @MarissaVicario Email: marissa@mwahonline.com

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