Promoting healthy eating habits in young children
Topic Age Range: 0-5 Years Old
Duration: 45-minute presentation
This presentation will provide an overview of why it’s important to set healthy eating habits. Parents and caregivers will learn strategies on how to introduce new foods, expand diet variety, and promote healthy eating behaviors.
Date Aired: Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Presenter: Cindy Kim, PhD, ABPP, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Board certified in clinical psychology
Dr. Cindy Kim obtained a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology. She completed internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles with specializations in Pediatric Feeding and Early Childhood. Dr. Kim currently serves as faculty and program development leader within both the Pediatric Feeding Program and Early Childhood Mental Health here at CHOC Hospital.
- Overview of picky eating and feeding problems
- Importance of balanced nutrition
- Learn the steps to introduce new foods
- How to make mealtimes pleasant
- Develop healthy eating habits