Talk to your kids about the Nutritional Facts Label!
There are teachable moments in everyday activities. These can make it easy to help your kids get their good facts first!
~ Your kids can learn about nutrition and establish healthful dietary habits in many situations. Meal times are great opportunities to discuss nutrition with your kids….but they’re not the only chances.
~ it’s also easy to talk about food choices at a supermarket, at fast food restaurants, and even while packing a lunch.
1. Check out the serving size
2. Consider Calories – 400 or more calories per serving is high. Challenge your child to keep track of the calories he or she consumes throughout the day.
3. Choose Nutrients wisely and pick foods that are lower in certain fats, cholestorol, sodium, and sugars when making daily food choices.