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Let it be

It may surprise parents, but children know very well what’s good for them; they use their parent’s example as a guide. When parents aren’t addicted to sugar, neither are their children.

Parents provide the model; they educate and chart the course. When children are offered a richly varied diet, they’ll help themselves.

Parents decide what groceries to buy and how they’ll be served; the child decides what, of that, he’ll eat without the parents asking, begging, or forcing him to.

“Let it be” means this: you offer your child good food, and she’ll get to know what good food is in her own time. What she doesn’t eat today, she can discover tomorrow.

P.S. 1

By the way, children don’t need a “kid’s menu,” an extra serving of milk, or any so-called “suitable for children” processed foods. Food marketed to children can’t give them what they really need: good-quality, natural food, cooked with love and eaten happily.

P.S. 2

Really, it’s simple: just like cigarette advertising, advertising sweet food to children should be made illegal. You can support initiatives against marketing for “children’s food”: learn more at Foodwatch and Greenpeace.