Nutrition and children

More and more children are overweight or obese, the numbers are rising in all countries where we eat a Westernised diet.  Children as young as 12 years old are developing early stages of heart disease.  More children are developing diabetes.  These diseases are nutritionally controllable.

  • Nutrition 101:  Link

Information about the NY Coalition for healthy school food.  This article includes some hard facts and information on how you can disease-proof your family.

“One of the major findings from this fascinating study was that higher levels of childhood fruit intake had dramatic effect at reducing incidence of all adult cancers, such as cancer of the breast, prostate and colon.”

  • Association between multiple cardiovascular risk factors and Atherosclerosis in children and young adults:  Link

 

 

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