Menu Monday: Successful School Lunches

Healthy Back to School Lunch Idea Templates

 

Nearly a third of American children ages 10 to 17 years old are considered overweight or obese. As supported by various studies on obesity, this epidemic is greatly impacted by various lifestyle factors like regular eating habits. Consuming healthy, well-balanced meals has been shown to aid in prevention of future chronic illnesses in children like obesity but can also help  prevent heart disease, Type 2 Diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and so much more. Though getting your children to eat healthily can most certainly help them, it is simply easier said than done. A few quick ways to teach your littles to eat balanced, nutritious meals includes:

  • Focus on food groups
  • Offer hands on learning opportunities
  • Encourage colorful food choices
  • Prepare convenient and healthy options
  • Try a new nutritious food weekly
  • Be your child’s role model

 

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Putting these quick tips into action may take some time but that doesn’t have to stop you. To help you get started here are also SIX KID-APPROVED HEALTHY LUNCHES ready for you and your littles to give a try!

 

 

Would you like to take advantage of a personalized meal plan for you and your family? Schedule an appointment with one of our Registered Dietitians or Certified Health Coaches today!

 

 


 

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– CASEY EDMONDS, CHC

Health Advisor  |  

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