Last Updated: August 02, 2022, 19:04 IST
Children need the right nutrients at the right times for proper growth and development. But is your child’s request for pizzas and burgers getting in the way of their healthy diet? Children insist on eating junk food and parents often give in to their child’s demands. However, a child’s food preferences directly affect his or her overall health, and wellness. In such a situation, parents can influence their child’s food preferences by following these tips. Worry not, you can follow certain tips to control their urge to eat junk food.
Prepare homemade food for your child
You can easily prevent children from eating junk food. You just have to cut down on all the outside junk food that is consumed by your child. You can prepare your child’s favourite food item at home. Along with this, you can also mix certain vegetables in food items like pizza, burgers and noodles.
Do not forget to garnish the home-cooked food
Garnishing makes food items visually appealing. Children are also attracted to beautiful and colourful things. Therefore, at snack time, you can prepare things like fruit chaat for your child. Most children will relish a well-prepared fruit chaat served on an attractive platter. Apart from this, you can also give healthy food items to your child by making them in different shapes and forms.
Prepare a healthy meal plan
Children often crave junk food. However, you should maintain a balance and fix days for junk food. Prepare a healthy meal plan and follow it diligently.
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