HEALTHY EATING HABITS – ADULTS & CHILDREN

HEALTHY EATING HABITS – ADULTS & CHILDREN

 

HEALTHY EATING HABITS – ADULTS & CHILDREN

 

It is important to have healthy eating habits to maintain ideal body weight and enjoy optimum good health. It reduces disease burden, gives a feeling of well-being and contentment.  

 

Adopt healthy eating habits for yourself and even  teach them to your children from a younger age and help optimize their growth, weight and well-being.

 

Eating habits are those which a child picks up in childhood and follows them to adulthood.  

 

Aspects of healthy eating habits include portion control and cutting back on fats, sugars and fizzy drinks.

 

Food components include

 

  • Low-fat or non-fat dairy products
  • Poultry without skin
  • Lean cuts of meats
  • Whole grain breads and cereals
  • Fruits and veggies as snacks

Allow children to make healthy food choices as a learning process. Involve them  in shopping and preparing meals.

 

Simple measures that are included in Healthy habits :

 

  • Eat slowly, chew food well.
  • Eat as a family and encourage one another.
  • Avoid eating in front of TV.
  • Cater to snacks –  Keep fruits, salad veggies,  proteins nuts etc as choices.

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