The majority of U.S. children, including preschoolers, consume caffeine, although intake is on the decline, according to a recent report from the Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC and published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
The food that makes us all think of Bugs Bunny. The sugary, delicious and crunchy snack and side item that can be enjoyed year round. Carrots are commly known for their nutrients that assist with eye eyesight. Most of us are used to seeing only orange carrots, but they come in a variety of colors, as shown above.
Despite any progress that might have been made in the health of offerings in US food retail outlets, the food displayed in the checkout queue is as unhealthy as ever, according to a report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. The quick availability of such food options in food stores and other types of retail outlets is helping to drive the national obesity trend, the group contends.
Zucchini is a staple backyard garden vegetable. Mostly know as the counterpart of yellow squash, this little veggie packs a lot of nutrients for low calories. Although the name of this staple food is summer squash, it can be enjoyed year round in the U.S.