It's Not About the Broccoli: Three Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating
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. Dina Rose, PHD, is a sociologist, parent educator and feeding expert with more than 15 years experience in teaching, research and public speaking. She lives with her husband and daughter in Hoboken, New Jersey. She has helped thousands of parents teach their children to eat right with her innovative approach to parenting. Dina has written for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and maintains an active blog on her website
Her warmth and empathy shine through as she presents step-by-step practical solutions to worrisome issues such as picky eaters and kids with limited appetites. Her approach, with its emphasis on behavioral strategies (and on the ‘whole family’ approach to children’s eating habits) is novel and important. Her ideas will spark useful debate on our approach to kids’ food, and she deserves the widest possible audience.”--Karen Le Billon, author of French Kids Eat Everything: H
With It's Not About The Broccoli you can teach your children how to eat and give them the skills they need for a lifetime of health and vitality.. Rose describes the three habits - proportion, variety, and moderation - all kids need to learn, and gives you clever, practical ways to teach these food skills. You already know how to give your children healthy food, but the hard part is getting them to eat it. Dr. But when families shift their emphasis to behaviors - the skills and habits kids are taught - they learn to eat right. After years of research and working with parents, Dina Rose discovered a powerful truth: when parents focus solely on nutrition, their kids - surprisingly - eat poorly. Every child can learn to eat well, but only if you show them how to do it
Enya said A life changer, no less. My kids were not good eaters. As he matured a bit, my older became more and more adventurous with food and is now actually enjoying expanding his choices and trying new things.The younger one has been stuck for several years in the "I am not eating this!" stage, and has even started taking off his menu food that he used to eat. Not good.I tried the "if you don't eat what's on you're plate you'll simply be hungry till the . Very helpful book I wanted my kids (5 and 2) to respond to their body's cues for hunger and think about healthy choices. And this book has really made a difference during mealtime and snack time. It offers useful, hands-on techniques that truly work to help kids (and the entire family!) learn how to eat in a more healthy way. The book starts by presenting an overall framework on teaching kids to eat reasonable amounts of food (by understan. This book not only addresses solutions for good nutrition in a family This book not only addresses solutions for good nutrition in a family, but correcting poor eating habits. Even though it is more directed to early childhood eating habits, most eating suggestions can be applied to all ages.