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08/31/2015

How to Get Your Child Eating Healthy

Children often put up a fight when it comes to eating healthy food. It's no secret that they prefer sugary snacks to the healthy options most parents offer. Keep your child healthy and energized by feeding them the right food. The Tutoring Center in Tampa Bay has some tips to get your children eating healthier.

Cook More Meals at Home

In order to avoid unhealthy meals, make time to cook meals at home. Avoid fast food meals that are high in fat content and extremely unhealthy for growing children. By cooking meals at home you can ensure the products you use are fresh and healthy. You can also control the portion sizes in order to make sure your children don't overeat.

Replace the Sugary Drinks

Children are often very fond of drinks with high sugar content. These drinks include: boxed juices, sports drinks and sodas. Cut these drinks out of their diet and replace them with healthier options. You can make smoothies for breakfast using fresh fruit and greek yogurt. Instead of feeding them sugary drinks, try making infused water. Add some pieces of fruit to filtered water and allow it to sit in the refrigerator overnight. The water will pick up the flavor of the fruit and will provide your child with a healthy, delicious, hydrating drink.

Offer Healthy Options

Buying prepackaged snacks for your children is a huge help if you don't have a lot of time. However, many of these snacks are basically candy. Replace these snack options with healthy and fresh snacks. Make sure your home is stocked with fresh fruit and vegetables that your child can eat as an after school snack. These snacks require minimal preparation are can be quite delicious.

Tutoring in Tampa Bay

The Tutoring Center in Tampa Bay can help your child reach academic success. Our one-to-one tutoring��approach allows our trained tutors to focus on the areas your child needs extra help with. We have various academic programs focused in reading, writing, math and test preparation. Give us a call at (813) 991- 9888 for more information or to schedule your free consultation.

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