Back to schools means the kids raid the pantry they walk in the door after school. We talk to Dietitian Melissa Halas-Liang from www.superkidsnutrition.com about making sure kids snack right. Plus, getting the right balance of nutrients to keep energy levels up for homework and other afternoon activities.
bust hunger and boost energy but healthy snacks can set them up for a life of good eating habits. registered dietian melissa halas-liang is the founder of superkidsnutrition.com and she has great afternoon school snacks to share with us. >> how are you? >> i’m doing great. there are lots of kids coming home this afternoon, they’re hungry and they should be eating something healthy; right. >> that’s right. good nutrition helps fuel their little growing bodies. they have small stomachs. you want to make sure that every calorie counts that provides essential nutrients for growth an development. >> how can we learn to stock our kitchen in the way that will provide healthy options for our kids? >> well, that’s the first thing. you need to make sure you’re shopping, stocking, and serving the healthy options. and it haso have kid’s appeal. what you might like as a healthy snack may not be that