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Kid and Candy

Source: blog.neurogistics.com / blog.neurogistics.com

 

Earlier this week, Holly Haze posted a blog about the overweight and obese children epidemic.  If you haven’t had time to read it, it is eye-opening.

Do you think your child is eating too much junk food?  They probably are, according to new research. You think?

A new study published this week found that children and adolescents get two-thirds of their calories from ‘ultra-processed foods’ like candy, soda, chips, and microwavable meals. Experts say these bad eating habits can continue into adulthood and lead to long-term health issues.

How tightly do you control your kids’ diets?  Shouldn’t you? How often are they allowed to eat sugary snacks or other processed foods?