Sharing a meal is a great way to connect and can be an entry point to discussing important life issues in a relaxed and comfortable environment. This is exactly what Chef Bryce Fluellen aims to do with his "KIDS AT THE TABLE" program.
Ever wonder why vegetable intake is notoriously low despite the constant news reports and advice about how much we should be eating them? Why do so many people say they don't have time to eat vegetables?
While it's encouraging to see so many community leaders taking the issue of childhood obesity to heart, ultimately, this is a parent's responsibility. If you want your children to be healthy and fit, you need to set boundaries and be the best role model you can.
Nutrition is one of the many examples of how parents want children to do as we say and not what we do (particularly when what we are doing is scarfing the leftover bits of chicken nuggets as we carry the plates to the dishwasher.)