Kids’ nutrition has become an important topic of discussion since the deadly virus made its entry into our lives. They now have easier access to unhealthy food and excessive snacking thus causing dietary problems. Hence it is necessary to feed them well during these times.
We have been confined to our homes since the pandemic struck us to contain the virus spread. But this has also raised the possibility of families falling out of their routines. Relaxed schedules can lead to weight gain and unhealthy eating habits. So how do you ensure your kid eats healthy?
The internet is full of information about providing good nutrition to your kids. With so much information available it is only natural to get confused. Hence we list down a few ways to simplify the confusion so you can do what’s best for your
1. Encourage Healthy Snacking
Kids always crave things to eat throughout the day. Hence, you must encourage healthy snacking that will boost their nutrition as well as manage their hunger. For instance you can feed them nuts, trail mix, yogurt, fresh fruits, eggs, oat cookies, vegetable chips, nut butter, yummy fruit popsicles, and of course sandwiches. Here are some examples of healthy sandwich combinations you could try once in a while:
- Thinly sliced apples and cheddar cheese
- Tomato slices and mozzarella cheese
- Peanut butter and sliced banana pieces
- Chicken, cheese, and pickles
- Ricotta cheese mixed with finely chopped veggies
- Hard-boiled eggs, tomato and avocado