5 Tips for Teaching Kids about Health

5 Tips for Teaching Kids about Health
Being in good health has always been a problem for everyone. Adults, seniors, and even children strive to be healthy and free from disease. If we are in our best health condition, we feel good, and our bodies work best because we are not limited to the effects of any disease.

For kids, it’s always difficult. That’s because they tend to do what they want, without knowing whether it’s really good for them or not. Parents often take care of their children’s health, but they should not be just the ones who work for him. There is a more responsible person who can help them in achieving an optimal state of health – themselves, but that’s if only you teach them how they can maintain a good health. Despite their young age, they should learn to take care of themselves and the important things they need to do to be healthy. Below, we will discuss the top 5 tips for teaching kids about health and wellness.

KIDS AND HEALTH TIPS

  • 1. Encourage your kids to eat slowly when they eat

Dinning time with your kids should not be a time when you discuss the family problem or things that do not interest your kids. Dinning time should be used to create a fun atmosphere where they can smile and be happy as they eat. This should be the moment when you talk about the sweet and creative things that everyone has done. Kids are more comfortable and spend more time at the table when the atmosphere is quiet. The longer they stay at the table, the more they eat slowly. The importance of eating is slowly is to help kids eat the moderate amounts of food they need for a healthy life.

  • 2. Drink Healthy

It’s important to watch what your kids drink. Encourage them to drink plenty of water as it is important for their overall health. Add this to their routine, such as when they get up or before they go to bed. Teach them to avoid carbonated drinks. Of course, they can drink drinks or chocolate juices, but they shouldn’t take them too often.

  • 3. Encourage kids’ activities

The biggest mistake of some parents is to think that locking their kids inside the home is better. You do not want your children to become lazy kids or kind of inactive. Children have all the energy they need to discover more about the world. If they do not use this energy, it becomes fat. Having a large baby does not necessarily mean a healthy baby.

Try to encourage your kids to participate in exercises and sports.

Exercises and sports should never be neglected during the education of your kids. Exercise helps your children burn excess calories and helps them stay active and healthy. When children are active and strong, this indicates that they are exercising. This will teach your kids that they need exercise to stay healthy.

  • 4. Take a lot of rest

Sleep and rest are essential for growth and development. That’s the way to relax your body and mind. Make sure your kids are sleeping enough. Do not let them stay late at night. Teach them how adequate sleep can help their overall wellbeing.

  • 5. Teach them the importance of fruits

Fruits play a whole lot of roles in the lives of everyone. They provide vitamins; they aid digestion and a whole lot of things. If you want your kids to learn about health and be healthy, you must teach them why fruits are important and why they must take them.

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Tito Rabat
Tito Rabat

Apart for being a busy IT executive, Tito has a passion for cooking for friends and family and is a first class wines connoisseur.

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16 Responses

  1. How to intervene to get the right amount of water?
    Water is Indispensable for growth, but also for going well at school.

    1. Have you tried anything like a mint flavored drink?

      What do you need:
      1 l of water
      3 sprigs of fresh mint
      1 lemon

      Pour the water into a carafe and add the sprigs of mint, then leave it in the refrigerator for 3 hours. Then squeeze the lemon into the infusion and fill a glass, letting it rest for 15 minutes at room temperature before drinking it for your child.

  2. In addition to often filling your child’s glass during meals as at the time of snack, you can promote its proper hydration by offering “smart” foods. Foods that conrtains loads of water such as soups etc.

  3. Go ahead for soups made of broth, tomatoes, which are made up of 94.2% of water, and pumpkin, whose pulp contains about 95% of water.

  4. My biggest problem is not water, mu kids drink plenty. Rather videogames, and fortnite is at the top.
    At the beginning it was available only for computers and consoles, but since last March it has also arrived on smartphones and from there its success has become exponential. My kids loves it and can’t stay without.

  5. I lessen the use of gadgets and get my child to social often as possible during the weak. I find it works just fine

  6. My issue is to get my kids to eat slowly without having either their tablet ot the television going, forget the dinner table and family time, all the focus is ilon their gadgets sometimes leaving half the food in their plates.

    1. I heard this from more than one source and I think the best solution is to avoid both TV and other media when kids are having their meals. In fact, it would be even better if kids would be allowed tablets or TV only once or twice a day for a limited time.

      1. For me my child cannot have any devices at the tablet or during meal time I ensured I enforced this rule the first time I bought him an iPad, I am very strick and I make him go to the play ground twice weekly so her can socialize with other children his age.

  7. When I had my son, I tried a few of these diets to get back into shape, I lost a few pounds but after a while I realise it didn’t help me much to lose the baby weight I had gained.

  8. I will use some of these tips and apply them to both myself and my family’s daily routines

  9. I think it is very important to teach a child about their health seeing that kids these day are over weight. We can just force them to do something they don’t understand we have to explain it to them. This article give so great tips so, thank you for that.

  10. My aunt let her kids eat what they want and watch TV all day to avoid dealing with them, now they are too big to play she have to take them to the gym with her. I told her to before that they should exercise

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