Developing healthy eating habits starts young

YOU ARE FOCUSED ON STUDENT HEALTH AS YOU BUILD UP IN THE SCHOOL YEAR. JOHN: ALEX MCLOON FROM KETV NSWEWATCH 7 SHOWS US WHAT HE LEARNED. >> THE MOST IMPORTANT IS THAT OUR CHILDREN COME INTO THE KITCHEN AMANDA JOCHUM IS PARENTAL AND HY-VEE NUTRITION WORKER. >> BECAUSE YOU WILL TRUST THE KITCHEN AND MAKE A HEALTHIER FOOD CHOICE WHEN YOU GET MORE COMMITMENT. REPORTER: HERE WE HAVE THREE INGREDIENTS, STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM. AND CHOCOLATE ENERGY BITES. THESE SIMPLE RECIPES ARE A GREAT SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE FOR YOUNG CHEFS AND PERFECT AFRTE SCHOOL SNACKS IN PARTICULAR FOR PRE-K AND UNDERLYING STUDENTS. >> YOU MAY NOT BE READY TO MAKE SOME OF THE DETAILED RECIPES WE HAVE, SO WE HAVE TWO DIFFERENT PROGRAMS FOR DIFFERENT AGES REPORTERS: HYEE-V OFFERS PROGRAMS FOR JUNIOR CHEFS AND LITTLE CHEFS. DESIGNED TO MAKE SMALL CHILDREN FAMILIAR IN THE KITCHEN AND TO DEVELOP COOKING SKILLS SUCH AS POURING AND MIXING AND MEASURING. >> THAT ARE LITTLE THAT SMALL CHILDREN CAN START IN THE KITCHEN AND BUILD TRUST IN THE KITCHEN. REPORTER: SHE SAYS RESEARCH SHOWS KDSIDS LEADING TO TRYING NEW FOODS AND AVOIDING SCIENTIFIC EATING HABITS. >> WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT CHILDREN FILL THEIR BODIES WITH FOOD AND WATER HIGH CALCIUM AND RESTRICT THE SUGAR INTAKE, ESPECIALLY THIS

Developing healthy eating habits starts young

Updated: 6:23 am CDT August 31, 2021

Hy-Vee’s nutritionists offer virtual nutrition classes for families that focus on teaching their children healthy eating habits. Amanda Jochum is a parent and a Hy-Vee dieter. She said the most important thing is introducing children to the kitchen and teaching them where to find things. Hy-Vee offers programs for junior chefs and little chefs. They are designed to introduce young children and toddlers to the kitchen and develop cooking skills such as pouring, mixing, and measuring. During the programs, they learn simple recipes for after-school snacks. To enroll for Hy-Vee’s nutritionist courses, visit their website. “We want to make sure that children provide their bodies with both calcium-rich foods and water,” said Jochum. You can find recipes in this story below. https://www.hy-vee.com/recipes-ideas/recipes/dark-chocolate-cherry-no-bake-bites Interested in learning from a local Hy-Vee dieter? Find yours here: https://www.hy-vee.com/health/hy-vee-dietitians/default.aspx

Hy-Vee’s nutritionists offer virtual nutrition classes for families that focus on teaching their children healthy eating habits.

Amanda Jochum is a parent and a Hy-Vee dieter. She said the most important thing is introducing children to the kitchen and teaching them where to find things.

“They become more familiar with the kitchen and begin to choose healthier foods as they get more involved,” said Jochum.

Hy-Vee offers programs for junior chefs and little chefs. They are designed to introduce young children and toddlers to the kitchen and develop cooking skills such as pouring, mixing, and measuring. During the programs, they learn simple recipes for after-school snacks.

To enroll for Hy-Vee’s nutritionist courses, visit their website.

“We want to make sure that children provide their bodies with both calcium-rich foods and water, and again, it is really important to limit sugar intake, especially through drinks,” said Jochum.

You can find recipes in this story below.

3 ingredients strawberry ice cream on a stick: https://www.ripplefoods.com/blog/recipes/milk-recipes/three-ingredient-strawberry-popsicles/

Dark Chocolate Cherry Energy Bites: https://www.hy-vee.com/recipes-ideas/recipes/dark-chocolate-cherry-no-bake-bites

Would you like to learn from a local Hy-Vee dieter? Find yours here: https://www.hy-vee.com/health/hy-vee-dietitians/default.aspx

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