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How early should I teach my child healthy eating habits?

Start feeding them healthfully now. Even if your child is still almost a baby, begin keeping a wide selection of healthy foods at home. You want him to learn to eat nutritious food early -- even if he doesn’t have a clue what he’s eating! The earlier he’s exposed to good habits, the easier it will be to make them second nature.

From The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents by Jennifer Trachtenberg.
 
The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents

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The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents

What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do! "Moms and dads need expert guidelines, especially when it comes to their kids' health. This book reveals the inside strategies I use myself-I'm a parent,...

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