Raising a Salad Lover

We know that salads are low in calories but high in fiber, vitamins and minerals and that salads may not be your child’s favorite food.* Here are some tips that will help you pack lots of nutrition into salads your whole family will eat.

*Did you know?  Research shows it can take up to 8 to 10 times before a child will even taste a new food.  Don’t give up introducing new flavors and textures!  Just keep offering the (new) foods and lead by example.

Ref:  Dr. Sears LEAN Start program

Article by:  Dorothy Ruggiero, LMT, CHC

Dorothy received her Health Coach Certification from the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute, founded by world-renowned physician and author, Dr. William Sears. The Institute is a leader in science-based health and wellness education that focuses on the four pillars of health; Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude and Nutrition (L.E.A.N.). A certification by the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute is obtained only after completing the extensive course work and meeting all requirements. Once certified, a Health Coach possesses the knowledge, tools and resources to make a positive difference in the health of others.


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