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How can I get my children to eat the healthy foods I give them?

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In brief: Offer frequently

Offer the foods frequently-familiarity with foods increases the liklihood that he will eat them. Don't insist that they eat a portion, but encourage ' a bite to be polite'.
Don't allow frequent snacking or drinking-this can fill a child up; don't serve alternative meals to picky eaters. Family members should eat what is served, missing a meal is not catastrophic-unless doctor says so.

In brief: Offer frequently

Offer the foods frequently-familiarity with foods increases the liklihood that he will eat them. Don't insist that they eat a portion, but encourage ' a bite to be polite'.
Don't allow frequent snacking or drinking-this can fill a child up; don't serve alternative meals to picky eaters. Family members should eat what is served, missing a meal is not catastrophic-unless doctor says so.
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice

In brief: Get Creative

Try cutting fruits and vegetables in fun shapes.
Getting your child involved with the cooking process will also make them more inclined to try new foods. Juicing is also an excellent alternative to eating fruits and vegetables.

In brief: Get Creative

Try cutting fruits and vegetables in fun shapes.
Getting your child involved with the cooking process will also make them more inclined to try new foods. Juicing is also an excellent alternative to eating fruits and vegetables.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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