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Column: Teaching Children About Healthy Foods


Have you ever wondered how to talk to your kids about nutrition? It’s important to help children develop healthy relationships with food, and that starts with how we talk about what we eat.

Perhaps the biggest challenge is NOT labeling foods as ‘good’ or ‘bad.’ I struggle with this myself, even as a dietitian! It’s important to get away from describing things like pizza as ‘bad’ and fruits and vegetables as ‘good.’ Children—anyone, really—may then think they are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for eating tho...

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