It's important information for you, the family health manager-a role most working moms assume as the person in the household who schedules the doctors' appointments, picks up the prescriptions, plans the menus and drags the kids away from Wii long enough to attend hockey practice. Invite your picky eater to prepare the meal, advises Linda M. Grant, MD, medical director for Boston public schools and an associate professor of pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine. Choose salads, grilled fish or chicken over hamburgers; have your baked potato plain, not drenched in butter and sour cream; pick low-fat cheese and whole-wheat crust for pizza, and load it up with vegetables.
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