Omega-3s are any of several polyunsaturated fatty acids found in leafy green vegetables, vegetable oils, and cold-water fish such as salmon and mackerel. These acids are capable of reducing serum cholesterol levels and have anticoagulant properties.
There is no reason why prime timers should suffer heartburn more than younger folks. While digestion may slow down a bit in prime time, it doesn’t have to. The gut, like many other organs, has reserve capacity.
Do you and your kids have a hard time controlling your carb cravings? Can you eat just one cookie, or do you need half a dozen? Do your children crave soda and sweetened sports beverages? You are not alone.
Encouraging healthy food choices for kids starts with helping them to develop a positive attitude towards eating it. The goal is to get your kids to eat healthy food because they want to and because their bodies crave it.
A study recently released shows that drinking soda has similar effects on aging as smoking does. If you consume too much soda it prematurely ages the immune cells making you age quicker and leaving you more vulnerable to sickness and disease.
Let’s start here: Children aged four to eight should be consuming no more than three teaspoons of sugar a day. These are the recommendations from the American Heart Association. That sounds reasonable, and manageable, right?