Research shows that about 12 million kids — or one in every six — are obese. So how can new parents prevent their children from forming unhealthy relationships with food?
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Here are seven places to start, including:
- Only feed the kids when they’re hungry, not to distract them.
- Create a new food ritual that excites them.
- Don’t force them to finish everything on their plates.
- Be a role model through your own healthy eating.