How to Raise Natural Eaters and End Dinner-Table Fights Forever.Have you ever stopped to consider how a baby knows to cry when he is hungry? Have you questioned how a newborn knows to stop nursing when she is full? These tiny people are demonstrating what is known as "natural satiety," or the body's innate ability to regulate fullness and energy needs. Almost every person is born with the natural ability to maintain a healthy weight, but as time passes, we begin to ignore this important capability.
Try these tips to turn your kids into natural eaters and end dinner table fights forever!
When to eat, Where to eat, What to serve:
- Plan the timing of three meals and up to three snacks throughout the day. If your child does not eat one meal, keep in mind that those planned snacks will help ensure that your child is meeting nutrient needs. Do not allow grazing between these planned meals and planned snack times.
- All meals and snacks should be eaten at the dining room or kitchen tables. Say so-long to eating on the couch, in front of the