Food For Thought: Healthy Tips & Tricks

The “3 Try” Rule:

What is it?

Not allowing children to refuse a food unless they have tried it on three separate occasions.

Although the first few times you use this rule may be difficult, many find that kids are much more willing to try new things, because they may like it eventually.

What are the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables for children?

  • Overall Nutrition
  • Weight Management
  • Intestinal Health
  • Academic Performance
  • Disease Prevention

Tips & Tricks:

  • Let your children pick out their own fruits and vegetables at the grocery store
  • Make your children part of the preparation process
  • Hide vegetables in foods your children actually like