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Did you know that what your family eats and drinks has an impact on their brain health? Here’s how to improve their eating habits AND improve their brain health at the same time.

Cook More Often

Cooking more often can help you develop healthy eating habits. You can cook more often by planning what you eat and involving others in planning and preparing meals.

Cooking and preparing food can support healthy eating habits. Cooking allows you to:

  • learn new skills
  • rely less on highly processed foods
  • control the amount of sauces and seasonings
  • make foods that you and your family like and will eat
  • save money by avoiding extra money spent on meals eaten out
  • choose healthy ingredients like:
    • fruits
    • vegetables
    • whole grain foods
    • protein foods
      • choose protein foods that come from plants more often

Click here to learn how to cook more often from Health Canada.

Source: Health Canada

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