Last week I read an article in the New York Times about a dietitian who takes a relaxed approach to nutrition with her kids. I really liked Maryann Jacobsen‘s attitude. Though I am not a parent, I would like to think that I would employ some of the same strategies as Maryann with my own children.
While I agree that it is good not to overdue it with kids and nutrition, it can be difficult to know what to feed them. I’ve rounded up a few resources to help you raise good eaters.
Dietitians of Canada: 5 Steps to Healthy Eating for Children aged 4-11
Dietitians of Canada: 5 Steps to Healthy Eating for Youths 12-18
EatRight Ontario: Cooking with Kids of Different Ages
Health Canada: Infant Feeding
HealthLink BC: Feeding Your Baby: Sample Meals for Babies 6 to 12 Months
Maryann’s Blog: Raise Healthy Eaters
New York Times: A Dietitian Who Won’t Oversell Nutrition to Her Kids
What do you do to encourage you children to eat healthy?