Healthy Eating Tip of the Month: Mindful eating in children

May 1, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

“Mindful eating” and “intuitive eating” are eating approaches that have been gaining popularity in adults recently. But these approaches can also be used with children.

Mindful eating is an approach to eating in which you bring awareness to your body’s hunger and fullness cues and you utilize all five senses to greater appreciate food. Mindful eating can also help your child develop a healthier relationship with food.

Learn more about mindful eating, hunger and fullness cues, food ideas for your picky eater, and encouraging phrases to use with your child at mealtime.

You can check the UH café display or visit the HETM website to view online materials from this month and previous months, too!

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