Healthy eating importance, and why make SMALL changes NOW?
Researchers continue to find that kids have the worst diets!
Start with small changes NOW. Why?
How much longer would you live if you followed these basics?
You would live an average of 14 years longer! And likely feel better, according to a study in Britain at the University of Cambridge with the Medical Research Council in Britain. (PLoS Medicine)
Ten years later there was a big difference in the death rate between people who adhered to the four basics -- they lived on average, 14 years longer!
Children are being let down by parents who are feeding them too much unhealthy hydrogenated oils, sugar and salt and not enough fruits and vegetables, say other researchers in the US and Britain. "Government report, Food: An Analysis of the Issues."
They said that not only could 70,000 deaths be avoided every year if Britons followed the healthy eating guidelines, says the report, but that:
What's the problem with healthy eating for toddlers and kids?
But the truth is that even small differences can have a big impact on health.
Consider these for healthy recipes for kids:
Spanish researchers decided to find out how simple nutrition helps heart health.
They asked 24 volunteers to eat a salami and cheese sandwich on white bread followed with high fat yogurt.
Then they gave half the volunteers five teaspoons of olive oil, and the other half eight shelled walnuts.
Just by adding either of these two foods, they reduced the inflammation and oxidation that causes coronary heart disease.
Scientists are stressing healthy eating importance for both young and old.
We hope that you have been inspired for healthy eating for toddlers with quick and easy snacks as healthy recipes for kids.
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