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10 Yummy Snacks That Kids Can Make
Not usually: Bedtime snacks have some pitfalls: risk of dental cavities, poor daytime eating habits, or even obesity. Encourage healthy eating at meals by limiting snacks and liquid calories during the day. Make mealtime social and enjoyable while modeling good eating habits. And if you do give in, make sure to brush teeth before sleep!. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Snacks: Snack ideas: small sized greek yogurt, trail mix (you can make your own), air popped popcorn, cheese & crackers, veggies or fruit dipped in yogurt. For some great ideas see: http://www.Foodnetwork.Com/recipes-and-cooking/50-after-school-snacks/index.Html. ...Read more
Depends: Nutella has a lot of calories, fat, and sugar. Probably not the best choice for a child's snack. That being said, if your child is at an otherwise healthy weight, I don't think there's anything wrong with the occasional whole wheat toast with Nutella :) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Great Question!: Here are some ideas: http://1.usa.gov/1DQBu7f Snacking is a favorite pastime of kids, and that's not necessarily bad. However, keep in mind that it's best to lead by example--it's gonna be hard to push healthy foods if you're noshing on the cheetos at the same time. Also, I always suggest broadening the menu and offering several choices, all of which are healthy. That way they feel more in control ...Read more
Fruits, granola: You can make a variety of fruit snacks, or veggie snacks with a bit of dressing, or have your kids pick out items to make their own granola mixes. Plain air popped pop corn is always fun as you can add different accent spices on them to keep it healthy. ...Read more
What is a good way to keep a diabetic child from wanting too much sugary foods and high carb snacks?
Can you tell me healthy foods to give my 3 yr old child for main meals trhoughout the day and as snacks.?
Normal eating: For a toddler is one good meal a day with 5-6 small snacks. Toddlers should eat the same foods you eat, except that they do not need to have low-calorie or low-fat products. Try to include the foods he or she prefers. Those preferences tend to change every few months and most children do well, even if they are picky eaters. For more specific recommendations you can see a dietitian. ...Read more
Can't lose weight :/ i drink water no soda no chocolate everythin baked no snacks any lose weight 5ft 9 196lbs two kids?
When cooking, I touch raw meat and then touch refrig handle. My kids open refrig, take snack and eat with hands. Can they get serious parasites? Why?
Bacteria: is more likely. That is why it is important to clean hands and surfaces often when dealing with raw poultry/ meat. ...Read more
My kids love to snack on fresh veggies like cucumber, tomato, carrot, and pepper but refuse cooked veggies like peas or string beans. This sufficient?
Eat more often.: The term "snacking" has a negative connotation; it usually suggests eating unhealthy, empty calories. By contrast, eating regular healthy meals more often throughout the day will keep the appetite in check and limit the ingestion of unhealthy snacks. Have a small meal every three hours or so. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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