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Tip #5 For Kids’ Healthy Eating

Tip # 5    It’s all about quality – not quantity

Children only have little stomachs and therefore should have small portions of food to keep them going. Therefore, making sure that each mouthful is healthy and fully nourishing will ensure that they get all the nutrients they need every day.

If they tend to eat all the time and want to nibble between meals, it might mean that the ‘empty’ foods they eat – crisps, chocolates, biscuits, cakes, white bread, sweets are not filling them with the right nutrients and their bodies are craving for ‘more’.

Tips to get more nutrition every day:

  • switch white rice and white pasta and bread for wholemeal bread, pasta and brown rice. These wholegrains will be more filling and nourishing and will keep their energy going for much longer.
  • Add a handful of nuts and seeds – plain, unsalted, raw – to their daily snacks and diets – add them in cereals, porridge, as a snack after school (making sure they don’t share them around in case of allergies!)
  • Add some protein (fish, chicken, turkey, baked beans, houmous, nuts, seeds, plain live yogurt) to each meal – especially for breakfast. This will ensure their energy levels are steady all day. This can make a great difference to their learning and behaviour as well!
  •  Make sure at least a third of their daily food intake is in the form of vegetables and fruits – you won’t find those essential vitamins and minerals anywhere else!

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