Making kids eat veggies: New book tells how Jan Milo Severo (philstar.com) - November 26, 2018 - 3:53pm MANILA, Philippines — For children who are becoming more picky eaters, book author and educator Mabi David believes training kids in their younger years to eat fruits and vegetables will benefit them in the coming years. In an interview with Philstar.com during the launch of her book “Paano Kumain ng Kulay?,” Mabi said, “The sooner we shape healthy habits, much better, kasi mas madaling turuan ang bata, mas curious. So we want to start early.” Available in bookstores and published by Adarna House, Me and My Veg Mouth and Greenpeace Philippines, the book features a poem by Mabi in Filipino and English paired with illustrations by Yas Doctor. It aims to educate children that colorful fruits and vegetables are a great source of vitamins and minerals. “It’s about … [Read more...] about Making kids eat veggies: New book tells how
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From sandwich filling to pasta topping, cheese serves a multitude of functions. It can also be paired or mixed with almost anything: meat, macaroni, rice, fries, or even vegetables. Because of its distinct flavor and its versatility, cheese has come to appeal to people across cultures and ages. Most importantly, it is loved by kids -- notoriously picky eaters. However, there are those who seek a "milder and milkier cheese experience", said Cheez Whiz Philippines brand manager Rachelle Virata. With these consumers in mind, Mondelez, maker of Cheez Whiz, formulated the newest member of its family: Cheez Whiz Mild. The new formulation was unveiled Wednesday in Bonifacio High Street. Hosting the launch was actress Dimples Romana, who reflected on how Cheez Whiz has long been a part of her household -- from childhood to motherhood. With the introduction of the Mild variant, Romana noted that Mondelez has "created another family tradition." Gracing the launch was 'momfluencer' Rica Peralejo … [Read more...] about News Love cheese? A new experience is just around the corner
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
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?