Is This Type of Diet and Lifestyle Good for Children?

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They say one in three children born in the year 2000 is going to develop diabetes. So I think we need to start with children now and that's helping them develop the tastes for foods and vegetables. So a lot of parents will say oh! my kids just won't eat foods and vegetables but children develop this dietary changes at a young age so if you encourage it, may be you grow some fruits and vegetables in the yard with them, make it fun, make smoothies, make delicious fruit salads or green salads really get them excited about eating healthy and if they develop a taste for this healthier foods in childhood, this can really dictate their health as adults because we do know that and dietary habits in childhood really can influence health as an adult and really affect risk factors for diabetes and especially heart disease.