We all have special food memories: I remember sitting at my grandmother’s kitchen table facing down a heaping plate of green beans. Eventually, I learned that they tasted a little better before they got cold, but I still prefer spinach and always have. Go figure.
It’s our job to teach kids about healthy eating. There’s more about that in my Rx.com column Feed Your Children Well.
Here are two excellent nutrition links for the 1 to 5 year old set from the nutritionists at Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland:
Nutrition Guide (includes serving sizes).
Picky Eaters Tips and Tricks (what to try and what not to try).