Some thoughts to ponder upon…
Did you know that a serving of Rice Crispies or Cornflakes contains more salt than a packet of crisps??
New guidelines reveal that children should consume no more than 1750mgs of salt per day.
Sugar has a powerful depressive effect on immune system, so if your child is suffering from frequent infections, please cut down on his sugar.
Often sugar is hidden in daily foods.
LOOK OUT FOR HIDDEN SUGARS IN LABELS.
Sugar may be included in both sweet and savoury meals. It may be labeled as sucrose, glucose, maltose, dextrose, glucose syrup, lactose, corn syrup, hydrolysed starch, fructose or concentrated fruit juice.
NB: Remember that 1 level teaspoon of sugar (5ml) is equivalent to 4 g in weight.
Childhood Obesity and Diabetes is on the increase worldwide and we CAN make a difference in our children’s future health.
“EAT FROM THE TREE AND NOT FROM THE FACTORY”