Teach Children About Food Enouraging Kids to Play With Their Food
“It may be a basicthing to teach yourchildren about foodbut it’s very complex”
“With childhood obesity epedemicand eating disorders on the rise,should children be put on “diets” ifthey are overweight? Do you thinkthat this will negetively effect theirrelationship with food or causethem to be more concerned withtheir heath?
“In Austria, childrenhave madatory foodeducation in school fromthe ages of 10-11 and15-16. The US needs toadopt this”
“Health class in the USis a joke; it’s taught bygym coaches. All kidsdo is watch moviesand do busy work...”
“My sister in-law introducesnew fruits and vegetablesevery week to her
“A big problem is thathealthy eating is reallyexpensive. It’s easierto eat fast food. Howcan we change this?
“You don’t haveto eat organic toeat healthy. Thereis a little bit ofmyth to that...”
“I had a teacher whomakde her childthink that fruits andvegetables werea treat. It may becontroversial but itworked”
“Some countriesin Europe haveFat Tax as a wayof discouragingunhealthy diets and tooffset the economiccosts of obesity.”Maybe the US shouldtry this.
Better nutrition Community cooking Kids need to spendeducation classes could help less time exposedis needed in parents be more to TV commercialsschools. Kids active in fostering a that push unhealthywill bring home healthy relationship foods and more timewhat they learn with food for everyone in the kitchen in the home
Teach Children About FoodTeach Children About Food Fall 2011 Digital Design 680 Enouraging Kids to Play With Their Food Professor Tom Klinkowstein Mina Widmer