Portioned Indulgence

Seeking techniques for portion control, parents turn to playful food shapers

Implications - As the rate of child obesity continues to rise in North America, efforts to educate children on nutrition and portion control are becoming more common. Seeking to cut back on oversized meals without sacrificing quality, parents are turning to humorous food shapers to provide infants with visually stimulating, yet carefully rationed sources of indulgence. Playful methods of portion control reflect the urgency of battling child obesity.
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Dinosaur Sandwich Cutters - The Perpetual Kid Bread Mold Makes Lunches More Fun for Everyone
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Warm 9,552 Clicks Pub: Sep 13, 13
Dinosaur Sandwich Cutters
The Perpetual Kid Bread Mold Makes Lunches More Fun for Everyone
These dinosaur-shaped sandwich cutters make eating lunch more fun. From Perpetual Kid, the Dynobytes Dinosaur Sandwich Cutter is a mold that cuts the crusts off to form prehistoric shapes. The... [More]
3D Baking Monster Shapes - Make Fun and Tasty Treats with 3D Cake Molds
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Mild 5,733 Clicks Pub: Oct 28, 13
3D Baking Monster Shapes
Make Fun and Tasty Treats with 3D Cake Molds
Enjoy a fun day of baking with your kids with the 3D cake molds. As opposed to cookie cutter shapes, these casts are hollow so that you can fill them with cake mix. By filling each shape halfway,... [More]
Adorable Egg-Shaping Devices - These Egg Molds Turn Your Eggs into Cute Little Critters
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Mild 2,710 Clicks Pub: Feb 23, 14
Adorable Egg-Shaping Devices
These Egg Molds Turn Your Eggs into Cute Little Critters
Start making dinnertime fun again and entice children to eat their protein by turning eggs into characters using these cute egg molds. These egg containers are designed by Yude Tama Egg Molds and... [More]
Adorable Owl-Eyed Breakfasts - This Owl Egg Shaper Will Make Every Morning a Hoot
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Untested 5,877 Clicks Pub: Dec 3, 13
Adorable Owl-Eyed Breakfasts
This Owl Egg Shaper Will Make Every Morning a Hoot
Breakfast can be all kinds of fun again thanks to the Funny Side Up Owl Egg Shaper. The shaper molds your sunny side up eggs into the shape of an owl with the yellow yokes as its great big staring... [More]
Fantastical Food Shapers - FunBites Transforms Any Food into Edible Art for Picky Eaters
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Untested 791 Clicks Pub: Feb 12, 13
Fantastical Food Shapers
FunBites Transforms Any Food into Edible Art for Picky Eaters
Picky eaters will find it hard to resist the fantastic shapes that FunBites food shapers create using just a few simple tools. The device works very simplistically and doesn’t even require any... [More]
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