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)
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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
LisaMetzgar, PhD,she received her BA in Biology from UCSD, is a certified Holistic Health Practitioner, and received her Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition.
Lisa has taught body mind retreats in San Diego, Seattle, and Australia and currently has a practice in Reno, NV where she does nutrition counseling.Lisa's passion is to educate families about a healthy lifestyle.
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