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Healthy Snacks for Toddlers

By Gina Direnzo-Coffey, M.D. - Boys Town Pediatrics

Got a picky eater? Many tastes are acquired so while your child may initially refuse certain foods, he may also eventually learn to like them. Because of this, parents should encourage children to try new foods on a regular basis. Ask your child to taste the new food and describe it back to you. Talk to your children about what is in the food - protein for muscles, carbohydrates for energy or calcium for strong bones.

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