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Eating a variety of healthy foods will give your child nutrition for growth, development and learning. As your child grows, he’ll start making more of his own decisions about what he eats.

Here’s how to help your child  develop healthy eating habits for life.

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Encourage Healthy Eating Away From Home

Encourage Healthy Eating Away From Home

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

As your child grows, he’ll start eating away from home more often and making his own decisions about what he eats. Giving your child guidance and information about good nutrition at home can help him make healthy food choices when he’s out.
Food Labels: Nutrition Information and Ingredients

Food Labels: Nutrition Information and Ingredients

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Reading food labels can help us make healthy and safe food choices. But there’s so much information it can sometimes be confusing. Here’s how to read food labels and figure out if a food is healthy or not.
Choosing Healthy Food

Choosing Healthy Food

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Eating a variety of healthy foods will give your child nutrition for growth, development and learning. Learning about and eating good food from an early age will help your child develop healthy habits for life.
Get Your Child to Eat Breakfast

Get Your Child to Eat Breakfast

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Try these tasty and healthy breakfast ideas to get your child to eat this important morning meal.
Healthy Habits For a Healthy Life

Healthy Habits For a Healthy Life

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

You can help your child establish healthy eating and physical activity behaviours, from the start. If these habits are established early as part of your family’s lifestyle they will just become the natural way you do things.
Making Family Meals Enjoyable

Making Family Meals Enjoyable

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

With busy schedules, it can be challenging to get the whole family to sit down together around a delicious meal. But a regular family mealtime is worth the effort.
Sodium and Kids

Sodium and Kids

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Being concerned about sodium is just as important for kids as it is for adults. Just like adults, kids can develop a taste and preference for salty foods high in sodium.

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