Top 6 Ways To Give Your Child A Healthy View Of Food

  1. Let children be hands-on

Popsugar Mom shares what the experts are saying helps new food be introduced:

Research shows that playing with fruits and vegetables, even if the food isn’t consumed, can lead to acceptance of new fruits and vegetables.”

Try to have your children tend to a small garden, or help pick out the produce at the grocery store.

Allow the child to smell and feel the variety of fruits and vegetables, and get them excited to share the one they chose with the whole family; giving them ample credit for the delicious choice as you all dig in.

 

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