Lynice Anderson, Registered Dietician, Certified Diabetes Educator, Supervisor Health Management Services
Food choices can certainly contribute to the increased number of children who are currently overweight and even obese. With more meals being eaten away from home, convenience foods are a way of life for many families. While chips and cookies are a favorite snack food choice (and really who doesn’t like chips or cookies?), they don’t always provide the nutrition necessary for a balanced diet.
All foods can be part of a healthy diet but it can be a challenge to figure out how to increase variety. Here are some tips to help you keep your family on the road to good health when it comes to those snack choices: