Healthy Packed Lunches

There are so many unhealthy options out there for kid’s lunches. It’s very easy to get wrapped up in all the hype, especially if you take your kids grocery shopping with you. The fun packaging is an attractive target for young children. This type of food may make things easier for you but could increase your child’s chances of becoming obese. Pre-prepared lunches and snacks are not only unhealthy but they are expensive as well.

A proper balanced lunch and healthy snacks for your child can increase their energy level, concentration and even boost their mood. Starting out with a healthy breakfast is also important but to combat the afternoon lull, a nutritious lunch will keep your kids going until dinner.

There are simple things you can do to make their lunches more healthy. Juice boxes are convenient for both you and your child but they are full of added sugar. Even the ones that say “no added sugar” still contain a high amount of the fruits natural sugars which can be unhealth

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