3 Highest Sources of Calories American Children Consume

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

(http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2010/DietaryGuidelines2010.pdf)

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

Tawnie Goodwin

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