Finding Good Foods

Finding good healthy food for the children or what are referred to as functional foods is a daily challenge. Everything we choose to put into our children’s mouths should serve a healthy purpose. Functional food choices should be a part of the daily diet. Functional foods such as those listed below contain chemicals produced only by plants. The chemicals are known as antioxidants. Antioxidants help reduce the risk of heart disease and cancers, even in the youngest of bodies. Research indicates that the earlier a care giver starts introducing these foods to the taste buds of young children the better the outcome. Portion Size Matters can help make trying new foods fun while using the colorful portion plates for kids.

Good Foods

 

The 20 types of food and drink above have been identified by Gary Williamson, professor of ‘functional foods’ at Leeds University, and he recommends that we should all make them part of our diets.

The two recommendations I have are to substitute green tea for black tea in a child’s diet and to avoid coffee. And of course, use dark chocolate in very small amounts.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1078864/Revealed-The-20-functional-foods-eating-long-active-life.

 

 

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