Children are resilient. Actually, they’re not. Yet, parents seem to think that whatever they feed their children won’t harm them. The fact of the matter is, the foods we feed our children not only has lasting effects, but can begin those effects immediately.
In fact, studies have linked refined sugar consumption to type 2 diabetes in children which has actually been rising in recent years. Diet can cause problems in the classroom, leading many children to struggle with focus and have behavioral problems. Obesity rates continue to be on the rise, and the life expectancy has actually declined in recent years.