The holiday season is here! If you’re like most people, you have less time to work out and more sweet treats and buffet tables tempting you at every turn, but you don’t have to view this time as a test of your willpower. To stay fit and healthy throughout the holiday season, it’s important to be prepared.
School age is the perfect time for children to learn about healthy food, bodies and activity. This is the time they start a busy social life, have pocket money and begin to help choose their own lifestyle. Children of this age learn quickly and are also influenced by their friends and popular trends.
Children need a wide variety of foods for a well-balanced diet.
Here are handy tips for raising healthy, happy kids.
Encourage free play.
It’s good because: It’s an excellent form of exercise and gives your child the opportunity to explore her environment, be creative and to let her imagination run wild.
But will they do it? Childproof your home so that your child can play safely.
For Children and Families
Start the day with a healthy breakfast. It refuels your body and gives you energy for the day.
Let kids help plan one meal each week and eat together as often as possible.