February 24,

Children and Teens

Children and Teens

As parents and caregivers you highly influence your children’s and teens eating habits and their self-esteem through the type of foods you provide and by role modeling.

From dealing with picky eaters to packing healthy lunches and healthy hydration options you may have many questions about raising healthy eaters. The following are common healthy eating topics that affect school age children.

  • How to raise children with a healthy body image
  • Cooking with your kids allows you to share cooking skills and healthy eating habits that will last for life!
  •  What you need to know to raise a healthy vegetarian child
  • Eating together as a family has many healthy benefits – kids and teens from families who eat together, eat better – they eat more fruits, vegetables and milk products.

Visit Eatright Ontario to learn more about healthy eating topics that affect children and teens. You can also call and speak to a Registered Dietitian toll-free at 1-877-510-510-2 or send an email about any healthy eating question you may have regarding your child’s eating habits.

Last modified on Dec 12, 2017

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