Healthy Eating Habits for Kids

Shop smart.

If you're trying to cut down on junk food purchases, these easy approaches can help:

Woman grocery shopping

  • Shop the outer aisles of the grocery store. It'll help you focus on fresh, instead of prepackaged, foods.
  • Check labels at the store. Unhealthy ingredients will be less likely to sneak home with you.
  • Opt for yogurt and fruit instead of candy.
  • Buy a small number of treats for your kids each month. When they're gone, that's it until the following month.

Continued on page 5:  Be a savvy snacker.