I cannot believe it’s back to school time! It feels like we just
got into the summer camp groove and, bam! Now it’s time for busy
mornings filled with sleepy eyes, messy hair, and plenty of quick, on-the-go meals.
As a mom of two little ones, I get the time crunch. But as a dietitian,
I want you to know how important sticking to a healthy diet is for your
especially during the school year. Eating right improves mood, boosts energy and
promotes focus – the perfect ingredients for a great day at school.
Children should have 2 – 3 fruits, 3 vegetables and 0 sugary beverages
every day (offer water or plain milk instead). A healthy balance of protein,
fat and fiber at each meal is the goal. Wondering how you’ll get
their buy in? Consider these “pro” tips:
Baton Rouge General Health & Wellness Center