Have you ever wondered how much sugar is appropriate for your child? A recent study by the American Heart Association entitled Added Sugars and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Children, published in the journal Circulation attempts to give guidance on this very issue. The guidelines make a distinction between “Added Sugars,” which are sugars added to […]
Adult and childhood obesity has been a major health concern for decades and continues to be so in 2016. Overall obesity rates in children have remained stable for the past several years, but are still very high. Approximately 17% of children ages 2-19 years are obese. This represents 12.7 million children nationwide and many millions […]
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