Snacking outside of the home can wreak havoc on your child’s healthy diet. In this episode, I talk with Sally Kuzemchak, the dietitian and blogger behind Real Mom Nutrition, about keeping it real and keeping a perspective on feeding kids, especially when it comes to snacking. Whether you’re worried about the sports fields, school or camp—you name it, Sally dishes out advice and highlights her new book, The Snacktivist’s Handbook.
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Do you make more than one meal at night to accommodate the varying preferences of your family? A back-up meal (or an alternate dish) whenever your child won’t eat, or refuses to eat what’s on your table? If this sounds like you, you may have fallen into the Short-Order Cook Syndrome. Listen in for tips and strategies to beat it without losing your time, patience and sanity.
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Sweet temptations lurk everywhere—parents don’t stand a chance at striking a sugar balance with kids unless they have some strategies and boundaries in place. And, no, eliminating all sweets doesn’t work. But, I’m going to share with you what does work. Learn about the sugar balance for kids and how to strike it, along with some simple strategies to maintain sweets in the diet without wrecking it.
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As your little one starts to branch out in the world, you may find yourself packing lunches. Of course, creating healthy lunch boxes for little ones is the overall goal, as these help transition your child to a bigger food world, while supporting the healthy eating foundation you’ve set up at home. I have just the right person to help—registered dietitian and lunch packing pro Holley Grainger–who is on the show talking about healthy lunch boxes for little ones.
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