Does your child go crazy when it comes to desserts? Nothing to really worry about! It is all quite normal when a child is getting crazy for the treats. There must be only two main reasons that the child is obsessed, whether it is given more or restricted. You get the child exposed to consume sweets everywhere, and it is part of the delightful childhood. So, you must get realistic and take the initiative to reduce the dessert intake.
Here are some tips that you can go on carrying it out to reduce your child’s dessert craze.
Many parents have attempted in controlling their child from banning sweets. But it definitely doesn’t work, where they somehow eat it. Because the food which is ‘Restricted’ in which the kids want to eat more. This character is very normal in a human, we always get drawn to the food that we are not allowed to consume. So it is best when you don’t control. Let them know when and how much to eat according to their need, by not restricting the food.
Let them Self-regulate
You can teach them to self-regulate their food intake by limiting or having sort of feeding practices. When they eat sweets, allow them to eat or how much ever they need. While they eat, don’t interfere. They will start to regulate the intake and will eat what they want and how much they need for their body.
Let them Decide
When you provide them food, keep in mind that the child eats of what you provide. So, next time when you provide food, make them choose what they want. Gradually, when they get to choose in your offerings, they seem to feel of having of their choice. Let the sweet be in the list as well, give them every type of foods to their taste-buds. It is important for kids to enjoy all the foods available and moreover it is what everyone wants as well. This will actually make them want to give their tongue all sort of treat, and the dessert-obsession may fade as they grow.
Make them learn the rules of food intake, the basic relationship between food and the body. The food that you intake is what their body becomes and adapt. The more of sweet will result in obesity, explain to them as if they are grown-ups. Regulate the food intake of your child by providing them with everything, including desserts.
Children must explore the different tastes around and keep on track their body as well. Don’t restrict any food, simply allow them with everything. But importantly teach them that the food does not settle the hunger and not to over-eat anything. The lighter and healthier they consume, the active and fitter they become. Keep everything eatable for them and influence that the food they intake must have a good relationship between their food and body.