Tag: eating
Eat well with a smartphone!
October 28, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

A balanced diet is essential to help kids develop and grow healthy. Eating habits that children acquire in their first years can influence their lifestyle in the future. That´s why it’s crucial to teach them how to eat well. That is why we´d like to talk to you about the My Food app, which has been created for children to learn about nutrition and health in a fun interactive way. Thank to this app, they´ll understand where food comes from and what happens when food enters our bodies as well as how to cultivate their own gardens. Isn´t this great?

Nenuco Chef – how to prepare delicious baby food for their favourite baby doll?
October 19, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Pretending to be all grown up is one of our children´s favourite pastimes. With Nenuco, our little ones have the chance to interpret different characters and learn many things such as how to be doctors, provide tender loving care, take care of a baby, tell time and even overcome their fears of the doctor. Today, we´d like to present Nenuco Chef, a perfect toy that will get your children to play while they prepare delicious baby food and learn all about eating healthy.

7 reasons to sit the family down for dinner
May 20, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

During the last 20 years, a dozen or so studies have confirmed what parents have intuitively believed forever: sitting the family down at dinnertime is positive. Research has proved that sharing this special moment with our children helps them to choose their meals and eat better, improves their self -esteem and their learning. Younger children, who share food and participate in family conversations at mealtime, enhance their vocabulary and are less prone to eating disorders, including obesity.  If you need more reasons, keep reading.

What do other children have for breakfast?
March 3, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

“Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” This popular saying, confirmed by experts and the prestigious Mayo Clinic, suggests that eating a healthy breakfast helps reduce stress and gives our bodies the “gasoline” it needs to perform better. Many parents however have a difficult time getting their children to eat in the morning. So, what if we told them what children around the world have for breakfast? Aside from being fun and learning interesting things, these different traditions might make them appreciate what is being served at home. You never know, after this they might finally eat their toast or bowl of cereal without a fuss.

Let´s Eat with Nenuco!
February 24, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Parents with children who have a hard time getting them to eat, know how frustrating this situation can become. But before you lose your temper, experts suggest parents start off by discovering why their kids refuse to eat and find ways to make eating easier and more appealing. At The Toy Blog we recommend you use a toy like ‘Nenuco’ so children feel identified while they keep playing.

A healthy family diet
January 8, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Here, at The Toy Blog, we´ve written numerous posts on the importance of eating well. They say we are what we eat and eating well gives us the drive to stay healthy, acquire good habits and enjoy life much better. In terms of diets, nutritionists, doctors and paediatricians do not recommend healthy children go on diets because they need the necessary calories and nutrients in order to study, learn and play. After the holidays, however, there are certain diets –healthy and nutritious –that the entire family can enjoy. Here are three suggestions. But before, we´d like to clue you in on how your children can learn to eat healthy and actually like it.