Obesity leads you into trouble as what to give to your children and what to not. You need to avoid all those fried, sugary and refined food that your child loves to eat. You should give only homemade snacks to your children. In homemade snacks try to use as much healthy ingredients as possible. There are lists of healthy food on the internet that you can give to your children as snacks. In general snacks are not good for health as most snacks are rich in fats, carbohydrates and other useless food components. You should have to be very selective in choosing the right snacks.
There are some tips for choosing the right snacks for your children.
Try to omit all those unhealthy snacks from your refrigerator. Keep only healthy food so that kids can only eat healthy.
Read literature related to healthy food to choose the right food. In general the lesser the fatty, sugary and refined food in your diet, the more your child will lose weight.
Fresh vegetables and fruits are the best alternative to unhealthy snacking. Keep these foods available in your refrigerator at any time so that kids can eat when they are hungry.
Make salads without heavy dressing only add some salt and pepper. Add some lemon juice and olive oil that can help you lose weight.
Low-fat yogurt and skimmed milk are another very healthy idea for snacking. Yogurt and milk are rich in calcium and calcium is very important for growth of your child.
Oatmeal food is also low in calories and high in protein and fiber. Oatmeal muffins, oatmeal cupcakes and other oatmeal recipes can be made for snacks.
Rather than making usual cakes try something different but low in calories like salad cake or other salty cakes.
In baked recipes try to use whole wheat rather than using all purpose flour. This small change will make the greatest difference in your health. Try to omit all those white and refined products from snacks.
The size of snacks should have to be small , do not make snacks as big as regular meals.