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Hands Off! Never Give Your Child These 6 Foods

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of obese children in the United States has nearly doubled in the past 30 years. These children are at an increased risk for developing heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and bone and joint problems. A nutritious diet combined with adequate physical activity can keep children at a healthy weight. Avoiding food and beverages with empty calories and additives is a good place to start.soda cans

1. Soda

One 8 ounce serving of soda contains more than the recommended daily allowance of sugar, as well as other chemical additives. Diet sodas are no better, containing questionable artificial sweeteners. Water, milk and, occasionally, 100% juice are much better (and often just as tasty!) choices.

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