Tag Archives: kids
When my son was almost 3 years old, we finally moved into a home with some outdoor space. It was early spring and – with boxes still waiting to be unpacked – we focused on getting our backyard garden going. I had big plans for that small garden. My son, a once adventurous eater, was suddenly very particular. He was no longer eating his veggies! This garden would act as an outdoor classroom to teach him the alchemy of growing food – and hopefully to get him to show some enthusiasm about the vegetables I was putting on his plate. Long story short – it was a success! The trick was to involve him in every step.
When it comes to our children there is nothing more important. So why not make their nutrition important too! Fill Your Plate focuses a lot of its attention on nutrition for kids, and how to get kids to eat healthier that is hassle-free for you. Take a dive into these articles and see what you can do to make nutrition fun!
By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student Why should we be concerned? We recently got some sad news regarding childhood obesity, it’s has not gotten much better over the last few years. The national obesity rate for children … Continue reading
Written by Kenda Hettinger, an ASU nutrition communication student It seems like there are more and more people with food allergies these days. According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, the following list are the most common … Continue reading
By: Cecelia Wilken, a recent ASU Nutrition Student Last year I made the executive decision to start a family garden. Initially, I started it for personal and honestly, somewhat selfish reasons. I wanted to get outside more, I wanted our … Continue reading