Parents Top Nutritional Concerns for their Children
Every parent has heard the inevitable question from their children, “What’s for dinner?” Healthy options are always a priority when searching for the answer for their families and themselves. A recent survey of parents listed these as the top three health and nutrition issues facing U.S. children:
- Instilling healthy eating habits (73 percent, up 10 percent from 2013)
- Reducing childhood obesity (71 percent, up 12 percent from 2013)
- Increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables (67 percent, up 10 percent from 2013)
Consumers also have a keen interest in the healthfulness of fats and oils. The majority recognize omega-3 fats as “healthy” and trans fats as “unhealthy.” 1,000 random surveys consistent with the U.S. population.
SOURCE United Soybean Board
Ms. Jensen is a leading advocate for families and children and was the founder and president of ACES, The Association for Children for Enforcement of Support.
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