Healthy Eating Tips for Kids: A Round Up from our Live Twitter Chat
As part of National Nutrition Month, Kids.gov (@Kidsgov) hosted a live twitter-chat (#NNMforKids) last week to give people the opportunity to share ideas and tips on how to get kids to eat better and live healthier.
If you couldn’t make the chat, we’ve rounded up just a few of the many resources that were shared.
Healthy snacks ideas for your kids
Healthfinder.gov shared this great list of quick and easy snack ideas: http://1.usa.gov/1cySTWq
Setting an example for your kids
Making healthy eating fun
Why it’s important to eat healthy
Eating a healthy breakfast is tied to better cognitive function (especially memory), fewer school absences, & improved mood
Encouraging good nutrition when you’re busy
Great tips for eating healthy at restuarants: go.usa.gov/KaGz
Understanding nutrition labels
Find even more resources from our live chat for getting your kids to eat healthy and share your own tips in the comments section.
As National Nutrition Month continues, this week we’re focusing on how to eat healthy while in college. Next week, we’ll share tools to help create healthy meals for your family. And finally during the last week of the month, we’ll highlight advice for eating healthy as we age.