A quick way to remember some essentials for raising healthy students!
Did you know……….
Did you know that there are 18 tsp. of sugar in a 20 ounce bottle of Mountain Dew? Did you know that soft drinks are the number one source of calories in the American diet?
High intake of sugary drinks among children is associated with overweight and obesity, displacement of milk consumption, and dental cavities.
To combat this, promote water and low fat milk as the drinks of choice, and limit sugar sweetened drinks.
KidsHealth “is the most visited site on the web information about health, behavior and development from birth through teen years.” KidsHealth has sections for parents, kids & teens, and educators. It is reviewed by medical experts and pediatricians, and is as up-to-date as possible.