Don't Think Sugar Relates to Heart Health? Think Again! by Nicole DeAvilla
It can be hard to limit calories and help obese kids lose weight. These children are at risk for several diseases including heart disease, so learning new ways to help is good news! A study in Atherosclerosis showed that when only focusing on reducing sugar (the kids still ate the same calories) for nine days, there were enormous improvements in the kids’ cardiovascular risk factors.
Kids can still eat foods they like such as pizza and bagels (everything in moderation) if they keep the sugar out of their diets. Less sugar is healthy for the whole family.
Read the New York Times article!