Trapped in the daily routine of the numerous activities from school to games, the young ones often miss out on the right nutrients that are essential for the growing mind and body. A wellness Session on Healthy Eating for Children: Toddlers to Teens – The New Norm was facilitated by Dr. Latha Sashi, Chief Nutritionist, Head-Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics Department, Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad.
The session was extremely knowledgeable and covered the important topics of rainbow diets, boosting immunity, plant proteins and other essential factors necessary for the growing years of a child. Dr. Latha Sashi elaborated on adding colours to the meal in the form of raw salads or varieties of other nutritious food that can attract the colourful minds of the young kids and can provide the right diet to the teens and toddlers. She also stressed that besides a rainbow balanced diet, exercise & recreational activities and proper sleep are also essential for the developing years. Dr. Latha also shared interesting insights like
The session had active participation of Sathguru family, clients, Sathguru Alumni and extended family members. It was an extremely informative and interactive session and there was a flurry of questions by worried parents and teens who had many queries on nutrient values of food. The key takeaway of the session was to inculcate a healthy eating habit for a kid, and it is the family that must eat healthy as children primarily learn by imitating their elders.
Let’s Eat Healthy and Stay Fit!