Five good reasons to start cooking with the children

EATING and cooking aren’t innate skills – children learn and develop those skills over time.

Candice van Doren cooks with children York Taylor, 2, Hendrix Taylor, 1, Oscar Hall, 9, and Charlotte Hall, 15. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Candice van Doren cooks with children York Taylor, 2, Hendrix Taylor, 1, Oscar Hall, 9, and Charlotte Hall, 15. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Dietitian and public health nutritionist Adelaide Giddens says: “If children are provided with lots of opportunities to try and learn those skills they will be better eaters later on

 “It’s about familiarising kids with what our different foods are so they can develop positive relations with those foods.”

There are five reasons to start cooking with your children.

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