Back to School: Tips for healthy and balanced nutrition

With the summer vacation ends with chaotic nutrition for our children end system, you proposals for a health system!

During the summer vacation, there is not plenty of time and the desire to make the effort and thinking in the planning and construction of the list of healthy and balanced food for children, some children spend their summer vacation in the summer camps and eat in the framework almost on a daily basis. Because of that it depends food Most kids during the summer holidays on fast food (sausages, hamburgers, etc.).

Should not be underestimated feeding habits, it is known that food affects the health and the process of growth and development in children, it also plays a role in supporting the ability to focus and mental abilities as well, which is very important during the period of study at the school.

It is important to make sure the kids get used to eating a healthy and balanced diet in childhood: In this phase, the construction of feeding habits that will accompany the child when he grows up, as they affect the body structure and health. Proper nutrition depends in children, like adults, to eat a variety of foods, which provide the body with food vehicles Home: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, water, vitamins and minerals in reasonable quantity.

On the proper and healthy diet that contains a grain and wheat products (It is recommended that the use of whole-grain or whole-wheat products), fresh vegetables, fruit, milk products, eggs, fish, chicken or beef, lean, fat vegetable Kalavukado and olives.

The problem is that despite the good intentions of the parents, many kids bring with them the fruit from the school, as they're leaving Tabgahm full of food at dinner, but they are not willing to give up eating sweets.

What should we do about feeding the kids, with the approaching return to the schools?

Despite the goodwill of the people, it is the most important place, not to engage with the children in conflicts powers, regarding nutrition. We have to remember that he must bring changes gradually, and this applies to the subject of nutrition as well, so it is desirable to propose a number of options for the child and then it is to reach a common agreement. It is recommended to give the child's dietary supplements such as vitamins that fit children and sugar-free, on a daily basis, the function of these supplements is to provide the body with all the necessary vitamins and minerals that the child does not get it from food. It is known that appetite loss in children stems from a lack of vitamins and minerals, which are not diagnosed. Contribute to taking supplements (vitamins) to improve the appetite and eat properly over the long term.
Breakfast is very important, as the child becomes quiet yet addressed, as well as have the ability to focus and energy sufficient to start his day school better. Breakfast is no need for urgency to be at home before going to school, because some of the kids do not feel hungry immediately after waking in the morning, but after a certain period of time passing. Therefore, in this case, it is advisable to give a child a healthy snack containing whole grains, in order to eat on the way to school. Before going to school, you can provide for the child drink warm or tepid, containing mainly milk, or you can provide food for a light breakfast of beans.
For brunch, food at school, can you send a child with a sandwich or biscuits made from whole wheat (Crackers), in addition to white cheese, yellow cheese, avocado or hummus, according to the choice of the child. You can add a piece of fruit or two for a sandwich, and can add or replace the fruit with vegetables that could be addressed so as to be complete as cucumber, peppers or carrots. We should accustom the baby to drink fluids, especially water, during meals.
It is advised to send a bottle of water with the child, although he found in most schools, water taps or facilities containing cold water. Addresses many of the kids lunch outside the home, as part of day-care centers, which uses mostly restaurants, which provides parents with a copy of a weekly menu services. We recommend that you examine the types of food provided by the restaurant, which, if it turns out that the main meal they offer in most diets rely on fast food Calhamburger, ready chicken or sausage, can claim to change it.
For feed at home, are advised to accustom a child to eat meals at regular intervals and a certain place, it is preferred to be a quiet place, without the presence of annoying things Kaltlvaz. It is advisable to provide different foods at meals, so that the change and diversification raise curiosity and the desire to eat. Even if the child did not eat a certain kind of food, there is the possibility that we if we continue to sponsor, or changed the method of preparation, that raises the love child survey, which may be paid to taste it.
Things that are advised to avoid them?

Give the child sweets, snacks or sweetened breakfast cereal sweetened, sweetened drinks, sandwich containing white bread, chocolate or jam. This is due to several reasons: the beginning of foods that contain sugar leads to high blood sugar levels rapidly, and then lead to decline rapidly as well, which makes the child feel hungry, after a short period of time. In addition, it is known that sugar is one of the factors that cause nervousness and insomnia.


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