children have changed in our lives, including the way we feed, and takeaway restaurants are occupying a large part of our daily system,
to speed the pace of life and improve the economic resources of many families
We have become unknowingly dependent on ready-to-eat foods, as well as our children, but the manifestations of these misconduct behaviors of fatty foods
food drinks and excessive consumption of sweets and pastries, have become an unmistakable eye, and are summarized in the diseases of obesity ,
high pressure and diabetes, arthritis and coarseness.
These diseases are threatening the health of our children, and obesity and sagging diseases appear to many and hinder their movement despite their young age.
The problem is that families eat large amounts of foods rich in saturated fats or sugars, which are not actually nutritious or beneficial to the body, both inside and outside the home.
We are seeing many food offerings (the largest sandwich) or a large packet of foods saturated with fats or sugars, and we cannot limit our children’s unbridled desires to eat these foods.
The health status of our children, as confirmed by nutritionists has become serious in the last two decades, after the emergence of many obesity diseases in young children.
Ways to guide our children towards healthy nutrition
1- It is necessary to read and be informed about the damages of nutrition with saturated fats and soft drinks.
2 – Replacement of cups and dishes of large capacity, with a small one until the stomach used to reduce meals in terms of quantity.
3 – Replacement of soft drinks with natural juice such as oranges, carrots, strawberries, cherries, and others.
4 – Other than eating meals abroad to share with your children for you, to prepare simple and healthy meals at home, and try to prepare juices with an electric mixer and eat them with family members while fresh.
5. Control the amount of food, which should not exceed your child so as not to become obese, which requires you to ask specialists in the field of nutrition, especially in the area of calories.
6 – It is possible to use dishes divided for more than one section for your child, allocate a quarter of the dish for animal proteins, such as meat, chicken, fish or eggs, and the second quarter of vegetable protein and starches
Such as whole-wheat bread or whole-wheat pasta or rice. The remaining two quarters should be filled with vegetables in the form of salad or cooked vegetables, but make sure that the quantities do not overlap with each other, so as not to leave your child.
7 – the importance of the form of the dish for the child is not less than the importance of presentation to the large so that the child loves the food you serve.
8 – Usually Mnhab cooking food in large casseroles or trays, when keeping foods refrigerated must be divided (for servings) for small utensils, so easy for your child withdrawn from the fridge and prepared for eating.
9 – Get used to your child to adhere to three main meals a day, and two snacks between each meal and the other if he felt hungry, because if you skip one of the meals he will eat more binge in the next meal.
10 – Do not allow your child to take a full bag of potato chips or a full box of ice cream (ice cream) with him to sit them in front of the television, but prepare him in the kitchen share them in a dish or in a cup of appropriate size.
11 – Add salads and fruits to the menu always, where your child’s body in the developmental stage needs vitamins and minerals that fight diseases, and strengthen immunity.
12 – If it is necessary to eat once a week outside the house, and the meal is greater than the needs of your child’s body, divide the meal between him and his brother or sister,
for example, so get used to the size of the appropriate meal, or ask the restaurant packaging half of the meal to take home with you, in order for your children to eat later .
It will take some effort from you, but the result deserves the safety and health of our children.