We all know that fruits and vegetables are filled with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. They're low in calories and contain no saturated fat and no added sugar or salt. And they can help promote health and prevent diseases, including childhood obesity.
That's why, ideally, fruits and veggies should fill at least half of every child's plate. But getting kids to enjoy eating healthy can often be a huge challenge.
As a registered dietitian, parents often ask me how to get their kids to eat more fruits and veggies. Here are nine easy tips I recommend for getting little ones to love plants: