How healthy is your child's diet? Here are 5 tips to establishing healthy habits to make sure your child is getting a nutrient rich diet.
It wouldn’t come as a surprise to you that our Western diets have changed drastically from those of our pre-Industrial ancestors. To match today’s go-go-go lifestyles we’ve started to consume more readily available processed foods that are deficient in omega-3 fatty acids.
The main source of omega-3s comes from oily fish, but can also be found in wild plants, eggs, nuts and berries—a diet that was more similar to our ancestors in the pre-Industrial days. Due to this shift, it’s also probably no secret that childhood obesity is on the rise, not only from poor diet, but a decline in physical activity.
It’s not all doom and gloom, because there are so many things we can do with our children to make sure we are not part of this rising problem. Here are just a few.