Kids get healthy via fun, family bonding and choices
It’s what all parents want for their kids: smart brains, calm moods, healthiness and happiness!
Every day parents battle the influence that junk food media imposes upon their precious families, turning their sweet offspring into junk food junkies, who are repelled by good fruit and vegetables!
Author of ‘The Superfruit Juice Book’, Nutritionist Louise Elliott created KIDS GET HEALTHY to create a fun and empowering media for inspiring parents and kids to get together, enjoy learning about health and making excellent food choices.
Junk food marketers are predators of young peoples greatest attributes,’ explains Louise. ‘They know little children have vivid imaginations, strong morals and are highly impressionable, and so they gear their marketing efforts to exploiting these vulnerabilities. I created ‘The Amazing Army’ school nutrition show, activity book and narrated eBook to engage the same qualities in children, but in a healthy and positive light.’
In a vivid tale of good against evil, Louise captivates children with the story of the Amazing Army who live inside everyone’s body. Captain Immune leads the Army’s battle against the Bad Bugs of illness. The story explains how TheAmazing Army’s powerful energy comes from the colourful fruit and vegetables delivered by Major Energy, but is weakened by the sweets and treats of junk food temptress, Sneaky Sweetie.
Louise highlights that most parents already know that fruit and vegetables keep growing bodies and immune systems strong. And, there is enough education in the media to help them understand that sugary, processed foods compromise their child’s immunity and contribute to conditions like obesity and ADHD. However, more often than not it’s the ‘battle of wills’ with their children that brings parents’ efforts for healthy mealtimes unstuck.
‘I developed The Amazing Army story to “cut parents a break”,’ says Louise. ‘As a mother, I know too well how draining it is persuading your child to eat well when they are bombarded with manipulative advertising and peer pressure; especially the older they get. However, if my show can create in children willing attitudes and appetites eager for fruit and vegetables, then the parents’ jobs of raising healthier families will become a breeze. We all need that break!’
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