Posts in parenting
Fight unhealthy snacking while maintaining peace and harmony – science-based tips that work

A new study joins others in showing that over time, well-meaning parents’ attempts to curb unhealthy snacking by restricting them backfires and achieves the opposite results. On the other hand, if parents remove unhealthy foods and replace them with healthy foods, without comment of fuss, kids eat better after a while.

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The many gifts of family meals: Eat better, bond & prevent obesity

A new meta-analysis, including 200,000 people, finds that family meals help fight overweight and obesity. The family meal offers a great opportunity to lead by example, communicate good habits and to enjoy healthier food.

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Learning from others: How to make school (lunch) great

Steve Jobs famously said: “we have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.” In his latest documentary, Where To Invade Next, Michael Moore “invades” country after country, looking for lifestyles worth appropriating – so that he can plant the American flag upon them and bring them home.

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