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Get your kids in the kitchen to establish healthy eating habits

RICHMOND, Va - According to the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, eating dinner as a family at least three times a week helps kids maintain a normal weight and develop healthier eating habits. Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson tells us that one of the easiest ways to develop healthy eating habits with kids is to get them into the kitchen and involved in making their own meals. He also shared with us details about the “Ben’s Beginners Cooking Contest,” a movement designed to help children makes healthier choices at an early age by getting them interested in cooking. For more information visit

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