Don’t give up! Persistence is the key to supporting our children to develop healthy eating habits throughout their life. Feeding young children a variety of healthy foods and enjoying meals with your children are essential to developing healthy eating habits.
Children and adolescents who eat family meals are more likely to eat better, be healthier and feel better about themselves according to the Ellyn Satter Institute, an internationally recognised authority on eating and feeding.
Your brain is made up of about 60% fat and runs on glucose (mainly from carbohydrates) for fuel. Just like the rest of your body, it needs a good supply of nutrients to be able to function properly and maintain brain integrity.