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Table Talk

on February 29th, 2012 at 6:01:30 PM

Mom and sociologist Dina R. Rose, Ph.D. says "It's Not About Nutrition" and she helps parents understand the science-based feeding practices that lead to life-long healthy eating.

She writes:

Proportion, variety and moderation are easy for toddlers to understand.

  • Proportion: We eat more fresh, natural foods than anything else (including crackers, hot dogs, sugary yogurts, candy, cookies...) 
  • Variety: We eat different things on different days. 
  • Moderation: We only eat when we're hungry. We stop eating when we're full.

Read "Table Talk" and let us know what you think.