It becomes much easier to prevent your kids from following unhealthy oral habits when they are not out of your sight. You may think that packing a healthy lunch for them will not affect their teeth in any way, but what if your kid finds it too boring to eat? He/she will then certainly share someone else’s lunch, which could have all the possibilities to cause dental problems.
Here are some mouth healthy lunch ideas for your child which taste quite good and are not bland at all.
Freshly Cut Watermelons: Watermelons are hardly disliked by anyone, especially children. They have the sufficient amount of nutrients and vitamins. So, cut some watermelons and pack it in your child’s lunchbox. He/she will definitely open their box with a smile.
A Fun Snack Made with a Lot of Cheese: Think of any quick snack which your child loves and add a lot of cheese to it while making the dish. It will not only enhance the taste of the snack but would also turn out to be healthy for the mouth. Cheese contains casein which builds up robust tooth enamel, it is also rich in calcium.
Let Them Have Some Crunchy Veggies: Children have a tendency of running away from vegetables but they might end up liking it if you make some crunchy veggies for them. You can also pack a cheese or a jalapeno dip with it, they will enjoy taking every bite of the vegetables for sure.
Hummus with Pita Bread: Hummus reduces the risk of cavities, thus a box full of it along with pita bread would be a tasty and a healthy lunch for your little ones. Hummus will also keep your child full for a very long time.
Yogurt with Some Berries: Yogurt is rich in calcium and also contain casein which definitely helps in ameliorating the state of teeth and gums. It fights away with the oral bacterias which give rise to several dental issues. Therefore, yogurt with some berries also sounds like a great mouth healthy lunch idea for your children.
A Fruit Salad: Fruits such as oranges, apples, papaya, kiwi and strawberries are extremely beneficial for the mouth. They prevent gingivitis and help in sweeping away the bacteria. Make an interesting salad with these fruits and put it in your child’s lunchbox.
Children throw a lot of tantrums when it comes to eating but you need have an idea about how to make something mouthwatering yet healthy for them. Call us @(708) 794-9526 to get tips on how to protect your little one’s teeth.