Although parents dislike the bribing or bargaining with their kids to make them eat healthy, they should know that they are doing their offspring a tremendous favor, and will eventually be rewarded for their persistence.
We all should consume nutritious foods, but children more so than grown-ups who stopped growing, and whose energy levels no longer are as vibrant as those of toddlers and teens. Young bodies crave lots of vitamins, minerals and fiber, vital supplements generally found only in nutritious foods.
Many of us are familiar with the slogan: “You are what you eat.” It can’t be forgotten as it is thrown at you almost every time you consider a diet or lifestyle change.
Although those 5 simple words seem rather harmless on their own, together they do represent a powerful statement. They could be considered valuable advice, or maybe even a warning that we should pay attention to the foods we put into your body.
The perfect weight is an ideal many strive for, but not everyone is able to reach. Children, as well as adults, battle weight gain more so than ever before, because they know that being overweight can cause severe medical problems such as heart disease, stroke, high cholesterol, elevated blood pressure, diabetes and more.