As moms, it's perfectly natural that you worry about nutrition for children. After all, proper child nourishment plays a big role in the overall development of your child. It's important for kids to learn eating healthy meals at a young age as they will bring it with them until they grow up.
Lactum gives you helpful tips on how to encourage your child to eat healthy to help you become a 100% panatag mom.
1. Healthy eating starts in the grocery store
Sa grocery stores maraming junk food products ang makikita that can be very tempting to buy especially kapag kasama ang kids when shopping. Take this opportunity to show them which types of food are nutritious and can make for healthy meals or snacks. For instance, you can substitute chips and chocolates for pretzels or popcorns which are equally delicious to eat but more nourishing.
2. Don't ban sweets entirely
Maraming kids ang may natural inclination to eat sweet treats. After having healthy meals of vegetables and meat, allow them to have an occasional treat of sweets such as ice cream sundaes so they don't feel deprived. Studies have shown that kids who were never allowed to have any sweets at all have a higher tendency to binge eat when they are away from their parents' watchful eyes.
3. Pack your kids' lunchboxes
Another great way to be 100% panatag that your child is eating healthy meals is to provide them with healthy nourishment that they can take to school. This way you're able to monitor the food and snacks that they eat while they're away from home. Think natural, moms. Get them food such as vegetables, fruits and lean meats.
4. Watch what your kids drink
Ang mga beverages that are full of sugar gaya ng soda can pack on the pounds. Encourage your kids to drink plenty of water instead as this drink is calorie-free and brings on plenty of health benefits as well.
And speaking of healthy meals and drinks mommies, encourage your kids to drink Lactum 3+/6+. Lactum is your partner is helping provide 100% nourishment* for your child. It contains the essentials nutrients found in the food groups from the food pyramid. Lactum also has high source of Appetite Support Nutrients** such as Zinc, Iron, Folic Acid, Thiamin and Vitamin B12.
*With three balanced meals a day
**High source of Zinc, Iron, Folic Acid, Thiamin and Vitamin B12 for children with poor appetite caused by deficiency of these nutrients.