Tag: nutrition
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?

6 healthy, quick and easy ideas for school snacks
October 20, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Getting healthy and easy snacks and school lunches ready each morning can become a hassle and is more time consuming than we care to think. Especially because we also have to offer our kids a healthy variety and prepare ready to eat food, which can be transported in their backpacks or school bags. If this seems pretty uphill to you, relax. Today, we´ll give you 6 healthy, quick and easy ideas for school snacks.

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.

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.

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.

Where does our food come from?
November 28, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

It´s an unfortunate fact: children today, especially those who live in urban areas, have no idea where food comes from. They mistakenly believe that milk, veggies and eggs come from the same place as cereals, toys and candy do: from the store. While childhood obesity and food disorders are on the rise, luckily taking care of what we eat is also on the up. It is now known that eating well is feeling good and performing better. But besides helping out in the kitchen and learning how to eat healthy, it´s also important they know where the food they eat comes from. Here are some simple tools and family fun activities to help your little ones be on the right track.