Warning: The below foods are high in processed sugar (energy) yet low in nutrients (vitamins and minerals.) Together these foods make up a mean of 388 Calories in your child’s daily diet.
1. Grain-Based Desserts 2. Soda/ Sugar-Fuel Sports Drinks 3. Pizza
Solution: Make one small substitution daily that encourage healthy eating. Examples of good substitutions:
1 apple instead of soda pop; OR A low-fat cheese stick for an oatmeal cream pie