"Every week we try and add a new vegetable she hasn't tried before," Ronnie Hopkins says.
The American Academy of Pediatrics reminds everyone that New Year's resolutions aren't just for adults, children should make healthy promises too .
Suggestions for 5-12 year olds are simple. Drink reduced fat milk and water, limit soda and fruit drinks to special occasions, wear a biking helmet, and be nice to other kids.
Experts say physical activity is a good resolution for children of all ages. Try to find a sport or activity they like and encourage them to do it at least three times a week.
And you're never too young to start resolutions. Preschoolers may want to promise to brush their teeth twice a day , wash hands after the bathroom and before eating and put their toys away.
Brooke got a jump start on her goals. She joined the Healthy Futures program at Hackensack University Medical Center 5 weeks ago.
Her mother says it's not about weight loss, it's more about making healthier choices for herself.
Choices Brooke hopes to stick to through the year.. and the rest of her life.
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