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How to Help Kids Become Healthy Eaters


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If you struggle with getting healthy meals on the table for your kids after a long day at work, you're not alone. Dietitian Jill West talked to 400 nutritionists to ask what they feed their own kids. It turns out that even for nutrition experts, dinner sometimes means choosing the healthiest drive-through option. We'll talk with West and two pediatricians about how to help kids develop healthy eating habits, what food battles are worth fighting, and how to keep our kids eating well without having to become a full-time organic gardener and chef.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Amy Beck, pediatrician at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital who researches affects of beverages on children's health
  • Jill West, registered dietitian and author of "400 Moms Discover What 400 Nutrition Experts Feed Their Kids"
  • June Tester, pediatrician and co-director of the Healthy Hearts Program Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland

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