All right, it’s time for a show of hands. How many of you have heard that eating more vegetables is part of a healthful diet? Hmmm…okay, yup, just hold them up a minute or so longer while I count…ok. You can put your hands down now. Next, how many of you have heard that you shouldn’t eat vegetables? <Crickets>.
Yup, it seems that your grandmother was right. Even conflicting fad diets seem to embrace vegetables as a commonality.
So now that your shoulders and arms are all warmed up from that first round of hand-raising, let’s get ready for round two: how many of you are eating the recommended 5-10 servings per day of fruits and vegetables. Oh, okay. I hear you. You *would* be, if only your kids (or yourself) liked vegetables more. If only vegetables tasted more delicious. If only they were convenient and accessible.
Well, then. In case you missed this week’s Instagram video series (or scrolled past the videos in your Facebook newsfeed – be sure to choose “Follow” and “See First” to ensure you’re getting all of my latest and greatest FREE health & fitness content), here are my top five tips for busy professional working women to get their kids (and themselves) to eat more vegetables.