The 10 Best Vegetables Your Kids Should Eat, According to a Nutritionist

Pop Sugar – Laurel Niedospial

Creating healthy eating habits is so important for children. Even though I wish I could let my son eat whatever his heart desires, I know that a steady diet of fruit snacks and pizza may not be the best idea. For all kids to grow healthy and strong, they need to eat their vegetables. Frances Largeman-Roth, nutritionist, author of Eating In Color: Delicious, Healthy Recipes For You and Your Family, and mom of three, told POPSUGAR that while getting kids to eat their vegetables may not be easy, it’s well worth it. “Most kids love fruit, but veggies can sometimes be a tough sell,” she said. “Some kids prefer raw veggies to cooked because they like the crunch, but each kid is different, and you’ll likely have to offer several different varieties to your child to find a few they like.”

5 Tips For Getting Kids Started In Gardening

Forbes – Jennifer Brunton

If you’ve ever picked a ripe, red tomato or pulled a carrot from the earth, you know there’s nothing like growing your own food and flowers. Gardening is also a great way for families to spend time together. Time in the garden means more time in nature — and less time on screens. Gardening teaches patience and helps kids develop a taste for new foods. Introducing children to it can be a sweet parenting experience.

7 Expert Tips On Managing Your Picky Little Eaters

Patch – Ilana Donna Arazie

The first solid food we introduced to our baby boy was avocado. His face lit up with joy as his little gums mushed it up, and he kept motioning for more. “Yes, he likes it! Score!” we thought. We were so happy he enjoyed the healthy fruit and thought it was a sign that he would continue to eat well, just like his mama and dada. My mother told me that I ate salad for breakfast as a child because I loved it so much, which sounds a little extreme (and gassy) to me.