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Infants and toddlers are eating too much sugar according to the NY Times.

Infants and toddlers are eating too much sugar according to the NY Times. Years ago, our generation accepted the fact that many of the foods our children would eat were laden with added sugars.   We now know that too much sugar can lead to diabetes, dental cavities, and obesity. Many breakfast foods were processed foods that derived flavor from sugar.  Many of the added sugars, unlike those who are found naturally in fruits, exceed the American Cancer Societies guidelines of no more than 10 percent added sugar in a normal diet.   Too much sugar is also linked to cancer as Read More »

Forget the juice boxes filled with sugar water; here’s what scientists think your young children should be drinking.

Forget the juice boxes filled with sugar water; here’s what scientists think your young children should be drinking. It is amazing we survived childhood, when I look at the current recommendations scientists suggest for feeding our young children.  For years, Cheerios were given to children to munch on and keep them occupied until recently when we began to find out that the highly processed food contained Glyphosate which is an active ingredient in the weed killer Roundup according to CBS news. Processed foods are known to be high in calories while being low in nutritional value. Now, according to the Read More »