Lemond Nutrition Encourages Kids To Become MyPlate Champions!
Tuesday, Apr 08, 2014
At Lemond Nutrition we LOVE MyPlate! Why? It is a colorful and user-friendly realistic approach to eating well. For me, MyPlate makes sense. I use MyPlate day to day. I use it as a guide to teach clients – young and young at heart - how to balance their plates. I also use it at home, when planning my family meals, packing my girls lunches and the adult lunches too!
From my experience of using MyPlate with kids I have noticed that it empowers them. Once children understand that our bodies need a variety of nutrients and that these foods provide them energy, strength and help them grow; they are more willing to choose them as part of a meal. MyPlate allows them to make healthy choices when ordering school lunch, eating at a restaurant or picking a meal anywhere! ...