MULTIMEDIA Jeff Canoy and Nicole Villavecer, ABS-CBN News, Photographs and videos by Jerome dela Cruz; produced by Nico Regino and Toph Doncillo Posted at Jul 17 2018 05:10 PM “1 in every 3 Filipino children under 5 years old are stunted due to undernutrition. ABS-CBN’s RED ALERT team looks into the story of a 4-year old boy who suffers from abnormal growth and his grandmother’s day-to-day struggle to feed him and to keep him alive.” Once upon a time is how stories with princes usually begin. But unlike the ones often found in fairy tales, Prince Cantera’s life is far from it. There are no servants who attend to his every whim. No trumpets to toot. No castles nor banquets to hold lavish parties. No court jesters to entertain with comedy. In his home, laughter isn’t so much a distraction but a way of coping with circumstance. He has a name reserved only for royalty with a birthright of a certain reach. But Prince is neither daring nor dashing. … [Read more...] about News A Prince of skin and bones
Picky eater quiz
Follow our CNA LIFESTYLE page on Facebook for more parenting stories and videosNEW YORK: It is normal for toddlers to go through a picky eating phase, but experts say parents can help them learn to handle new sensations and avoid a battle of wills.Hildy S Lipner, chief of paediatric speech pathology at Joseph M Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, New Jersey, said that by the time she sees children with picky eating problems, they are usually between 18 months and three years old, and already have their patterns well established.While those patterns reflect children’s different temperaments, they may also go back to the way parents and children navigated that normally picky toddler phase.So at six months or so, which is when the American Academy of Paediatrics recommends introducing solid foods into a baby’s diet, parents should be aware that babies are already establishing habits. “The best time to transition kids as you go up the textural … [Read more...] about How to deal with the ‘picky eating’ phase of your toddler
How to give children a well-rounded nutrition Euden Valdez (philstar.com) - May 31, 2018 - 10:27am MANILA, Philippines — Picky eating is one concern that moms often deal with when it comes to their child’s nutrition. “When we say picky eating, children are very selective with their food intake. They may be eating large amounts of food but they select which particular food items they eat,” said Dr. Rita Paz Rowena de Guzman at a recent media discussion hosted by FERN Kiddimin at Museum Café in Makati City. Dr. De Guzman added that mothers could identify a picky eater if he or she eats only 10 food items on a daily basis. Dr. Rita Paz Rowena de Guzman discusses picky eating a recent media discussion hosted by FERN Kiddimin at Museum Café in Makati City. Released When this happens, the pediatrician warned that children can miss out on important vitamins and nutrients sourced from a regular diet. … [Read more...] about How to give children a well-rounded nutrition
Regine Velasquez, Marian Rivera give tips for feeding picky eaters MANILA, Philippines — Are you a parent or a guardian of a child who is a picky eater? Worry not because Kapuso actresses Regine Velasquez and Marian Rivera are also like you. In separate press conferences, Regine and Marian revealed some tricks they do to make their children eat healthy. Regine: Mix and introduce slowly Related video: Regine shares how she teaches Nate to eat healthy “He is a picky eater talaga,” Regine said of her son, Nate, during their recent launch as new Jollibee endorsers. Before Nate has learned to obey Regine in eating vegetables, there used to be a time when she had to hide vegetables in his food. “Pwede mo namang dayain eh. ‘Pag buo ‘yung kanin nila tapos ‘yung meat nandyan, gawin mo i-osterize mo ‘yung vegetable, ilagay mo sa kanin, ‘Anak, fried rice ‘yan!’” Regine shared. … [Read more...] about Regine Velasquez, Marian Rivera give tips for feeding picky eaters
By Casey Seidenberg The Washington Post Tues., April 3, 2018 Yes, feeding children can be challenging. They can be picky eaters. They may start rejecting foods they once loved or feel too afraid to try new ones. They may refuse vegetables and insist that ketchup tops everything. All these behaviours are normal, yet as parents, there are right ways and wrong ways to respond. We can help our kids push through these periods with healthy habits intact, or we can lead them toward overeating, emotional eating or picky eating through the way we handle food. I spoke with Dina Rose, a sociologist, parent educator and author of It’s Not About the Broccoli: Three Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating, about creating and nurturing healthy relationships with food. Rose explained to me that “when parents are really heavily focused on their kids such as ‘how can I get my kid to eat this’ or on the food such as ‘what can I cook that … [Read more...] about Parental feeding styles can have consequences for kids, which type is yours?