Have Picky Eaters at Home?

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Vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. The USDA currently recommends at least 1 cup of vegetables a day for children 2-3 years old, 1.5 cups for kids 4-8 years old, and 2 to 3 cups for kids ages 9-18, but the majority of children do not consume enough. Vegetables not only provide fiber and essential vitamins and minerals, but also provide protection against a number of chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

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Sugar worst than salt

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  • Experts claim avoiding sugar could be more important than avoiding salt when it comes to your heart.
  • Scientists have clashed over claims that sugar may be worse for blood pressure and heart health than salt.
  • US experts say people need to place a greater focus on cutting sugar intake and suggest the benefits of lowering salt levels are "debatable."
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Yogurt A day Keeps Diabetes away !!!

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A High intake of yogurt has been found to be associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to research published in open access journal BMC Medicine. This highlights the importance of having yogurt as part of a healthy diet.

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when the body doesn't produce enough insulin, or the body's cells develop resistance to insulin. There is an increased risk of developing it if a relative has the condition or if an individual has an unhealthy lifestyle.

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