Satisfy your sweet tooth by eating naturally sweet snacks such as fruit, peppers, or natural peanut butter. Get healthy recipes here.
Eat dinner together as a family at least 4 times a week. Be sure to serve fruits and veggies with each meal. Try these recipes.
Let your child pick one television show to watch each day, and fill in the remaining time with fun crafts, hobbies, outdoor sports and family activities.
Visit your local farmer’s market this week instead of the grocery store. Stock up on locally sourced produce and other fresh, healthy foods. Learn to eat right with color.
If you don’t buy it, you won’t regret it later: It’s hard to resist the urge to eat unhealthy foods when you have them at home. The best way to resist temptation is to not buy those foods to begin with.
Carry a liter water bottle with you and try to finish it by the end of the day.
Save 85 calories just by swapping mustard for mayonnaise in a sandwich.
Don’t use food as a reward or to kill time when you are bored. Write your feelings down in a journal, take up a hobby or attend an event instead. Try to stay active!
Set a goal to drink 5 8-oz. glasses of water each day.
Dance around the house with the kids to burn calories, build lean muscle, and enjoy some quality family time.
It’s OK to play with your food! Encouraging youngsters to create shapes or objects using multiple colors increases their chances of eating their creation.