Simple, food swapping basics that you can start today.
It can be tricky changing bad eating habits, especially with children. Sometimes it can feel like you are trying to walk on water. Rest assured, every parent (including myself) has gone through a struggle with trying to swap out food for healthier alternatives.
Swapping out packaged foods to more natural alternatives is always a great place to start. Over the next couple of weeks we will be sharing recipes for healthier food options that are made using real whole foods and provide kids with the nutrients and minerals they need to stay healthy.
Here is a list of the most common foods that kids love and some ideas you can use for providing a healthier food option for your child:
These are simple ways to start swapping out negative foods in your child’s diet. The key is to start by making small changes that you can sustain for the long term. Start small and build on it.
How will you be improving the health of your little super hero? Maybe this week you can start by swapping crackers for wholegrain ones?
Farah Elhadidy is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and founder of Wellness Within Your Reach