Is your kid a picky eater? Do you have any trouble in getting him/her eat a healthy and balanced meal because they simply refuse to eat? Well, you are not alone with that problem. Almost all parents are so concern in their children regarding not eating enough or eating too much and refusing to eat healthy foods. These kind of eating problems are behavioral in nature. One thing a parent needs to understand is that they cannot force or bribe the child to eat properly. Kids have an appetite and they also get hungry! Refusal to eat doesn’t mean that they are not hungry; rather it is the food that you served that are not appealing and doesn’t match the choice of the child. Check out the list we’ve compiled for you below from Wallao.com.
But how do parentshandle this kind of problem? Diet experts and Pediatricians say that there are seven easy and sure-fire tips in getting your kids eat well at mealtime. Follow these seven tips that will help you overcome the eating problem of your children:
Avoid introducing high-sugar and fast foods from the time the kid learns to eat solid food. Keep in mind that these unhealthy foods are designed to be appealing in our taste so we will be coming back for more. In other words, it is addicting. By not letting them eat junks, most likely children have no choice but to eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grain and dairy products.
Be a good role model to your kid. Children do the same thing what they observed in adults. Eat with them and show to them that you are eating healthy foods. Help them also in the preparation of meals in order … Read more ...