Healthy alternatives Vs Junk Food

Junk Food

The fast food industry spends more than $5 million every day marketing unhealthy foods to children.
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Nearly 40% of children's diets come from added sugars and unhealthy fats.
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In 2011, a second study by researchers at Prevention Institute looked at packages with front of package labeling - symbols that identify healthier products - and found that 84% of products studied didn’t meet basic nutritional standards.
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In 2010, the food and beverage industry spent over $40 billion lobbying congress against several regulations including those that would decrease the marketing of unhealthy foods to kids, and potential soda taxes.
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A mere 12% of grains consumed by children are whole

Healthy alternatives

Proper nutrition promotes the optimal growth and development of children.
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Healthy eating helps prevent high cholesterol and high blood pressure and helps reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes.
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Healthy eating helps reduce one’s risk for developing obesity, osteoporosis, iron deficiency, and dental caries (cavities).
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  • Healthy eating helps prevent high cholesterol and high blood pressure and helps reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes.
Healthy eating is associated with reduced risk for many diseases, including several of the leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes.
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