Spending time in the kitchen with the little ones

Spending time in the kitchen with the little ones

28.JUL.2014
Summer is undoubtedly children’s favorite season: they are not attending school, sun, beach… Who wouldn’t love a time like that? Many parents use these months to spend time with their kids and a nice way to do so would be teaching them a lesson that, at least right now, cannot be learnt in school: learning how to eat healthily and balanced. The Spanish Society of Dietetics and Food Science (SEDCA in Spanish) assures that the child’s family setting is key to guarantee healthy eating standards. From 12 months on, SEDCA recommends parents to lead by example and consume healthy food in front of the children and make to them to take part in this action, in order to prevent possible diet disorders. The Society also recommends establishing time and place eating routines and avoiding distractions in the table, like electronic devices or television: communication it is thus enhanced and parents will make sure that the child does not get distracted and he or she eventually eats much more or much less. Therefore, the Spanish…

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