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Overcosumption of Salt in Kid’s Diets

Kids are Eating as Much Salt as Adults and It May Not Bode Well for Their Blood Pressures   The above chart, which was included in an interesting article I recently read about salt consumption in children and adolescents, effectively show how intelligent food choices, can keep our salt consumption down. A study just published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the journal  Pediatrics, found that kids are consuming salt at the same daily rate as adults,...
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Dangers of Fast Food for Kids

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, states that fathers are more likely to contribute to their children’s obesity because they are more lenient when it comes to letting the kids eat at fast food restaurants. To the researchers surprise during the 15 month study, dads spent more time at fast food restaurants with the kids than the moms did. Obviously both dads and moms have tremendous impact upon what their children eat, and studies...
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