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Numerous studies have shown that good nutrition during the early years is important for more than just growth and development; it’s also important for long-term health. While most parents deal with the occasional picky eater, parents of children on the autism spectrum are more likely to deal with feeding problems, a new study says.
Over the years, scientists have determined just how much of certain nutrients humans need. Unfortunately, there are still some nutrients, like fiber, that are still largely up for debate, especially in regards to children. Casey Weber, doctoral student in human nutrition from Mound City and researcher at Kansas State University explains.
While fast food, soda, candy and other obvious offenders in the war against obesity have taken the brunt of the attacks from health advocates and pediatricians, a new food item has taken center stage lately, and it’s not one that parents are likely to swallow easily.
According to a recent study, children who watch more television are more likely to have unhealthy eating habits than children who watch less television during the day. And while the information is not surprising, researchers were unable to determine if the television hours were actually the cause of the poor eating habits of nearly 13,000 U.S. students.