01 Jan '12, 9pm

How to instill healthy eating habits in kids: I READ with interest the article "Kids will not eat veggies? Try r...

I READ with interest the article "Kids will not eat veggies? Try rewards, a study says", (Dec 15). As an early childhood educator and mother of a once fussy eater, I feel strongly about inculcating healthy eating habits in children. While rewards may work in some contexts, the more effective and practical approach to cultivating good eating habits in children hinge on three key aspects. Start at a very early age, present the meal in a way that appeals to the child and use mealtimes to bond with your child in new, exciting ways as you teach him/her the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle. Let your child taste a variety of nutritious foods such as berries, pumpkin, chick peas and spinach in different forms, for example, as salads or tortilla stuffing, before they are influenced by the eating habits of others. This way, they will acquire a taste for healthier choices. O...

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The Harvard School of Public Health sent a strong message to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and nutrit...

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The Harvard School of Public Health sent a strong message to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and nutrit...

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The Harvard School of Public Health sent a strong message to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and nutrit...

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