There's no great secret to healthy eating. To help your children and family develop healthy eating habits:
One part of balancing calories is to eat foods that provide adequate nutrition and an appropriate number of calories. You can help children learn to be aware of what they eat by developing healthy eating habits, looking for ways to make favorite dishes healthier and reducing calorie-rich temptations.
Remember that the goal for overweight and obese children and teens is to reduce the rate of weight gain while allowing normal growth and development. Children and teens should not be placed on a weight-reduction diet without the consultation of a healthcare provider.Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention