How can I get my 6 year old son to eat better choices of food???
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Brittany - posted on 04/07/2011
Has he tried YoCrunch yogurt yet? I know our kids loved it since they thought they were getting dessert (since it's topped with candy/cookies - you can see all the flavors at http://www.yocrunch.com). At least he'd be getting some calcium and vitamin D! Sometimes tricking them into eating healthy works :)
Kylie - posted on 02/16/2011
Stock the house with good food, model healthy eating and have him get involved with food preparation. If he likes cereal make him oats with honey and milk. Be positive about the change and dont let him dwell on the fact that there are no poptarts in the cupboard anymore.
Kimberly - posted on 02/16/2011
I'd agree with not buying those sorts of food so then it can be easier on you when you tell him no. You could also look into making healthy foods more fun for him. One easy way if he likes pizza is to buy wholemeal pita pockets and make your own pizza's so that why it's still something he really like but you can make sure its a heathier way of having it,same with cereal buy a healthier one. Fruit sticks are always a top choice with kids and they can dip them in yougart. He will most likely kick up a fuss about not having the foods that he always had but try to keep positive and set an example for him too so make sure your eating the same healthy food with him.Hope it works for you
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