473: "Eat Your Vegetables!" and Other Mistakes Parents Make

Time Block M - Saturday, 2:30-4:20pm
Session Format: Lecture

As a fitness professional, you know that raising active, healthier eaters is a top priority. This presentation shows attendees how to guide parents in their efforts to shape the child psyche so kids embrace fruits, vegetables and a myriad of other healthful foods without constant mealtime battles, bribes and downright coercion. The strategies are based on scientifically-proven strategies, expert advice and real-life examples.

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RD, is a registered dietitian and a recent graduate of the UNC School ... more less