- Start the day with a healthy breakfast. It provides the body energy for the day.
- Let kids help to plan and prepare 1 meal each week.
- Take time to eat and chew slowly. It takes 20 minutes for the brain to tell the body you are full.
- Eat more vegetables and fresh fruits.
- Eat more whole grains. Grains such as oats, brown rice, rye and whole-wheat pasta.
- Drink plenty of fluids. Choose water, low-fat milk or non-fat milk and low calories beverages.
- Serve variety fo food and serve in small portions.
- Ask your doctor about a vitamin supplement for you and your children.
- Include physical activity in your daily routine. Walk as a family before and after a meal.