Healthy eating tips for children
(a) Commence the day with a healthy breakfast. It helps refuels the body and provides energy for the day.
(b) Let the children take their time while eating, and chew slowly. It takes 20 minutes for the brain to tell the body that you are full.
(c) Eat more vegetables and fresh fruits. Aim for a total of 2 cups of fruit and 2 1/2 cups of vegetables each day.
(d) Eat more whole grains and cereals or fibres. examples include oats, cornflakes, brown rice and wheat pasta.
(e) Drink plenty of fluids. Choose water, low-fat or nonfat milk, and low-calorie beverages.
(f) Serve a variety of foods.
(g) Serve food in small portions.