There are many benefits to eating well, from disease prevention to overall health and wellness. That’s why Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has launched Food for Salud to support access to nutritious food and bring healthy eating tips and recipes to kids in local schools and to families at various community events throughout the year.
Rising costs of foods require creative solutions during trips for groceries. Making budget-savvy and healthy choices are possible, read these tips to save in more ways than one.
Food Focus: Why Healthy Foods are Important to a Child's Development
Healthy eating in childhood creates a stronger, healthier body which is less likely to develop chronic diseases, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some cancers.
Positive Impact of Nutritious Foods
- to grow strong and healthy
- to sleep better
- to get better grades in school
- to be in a better mood