Children's Nutrition Articles by Dr. Lee, the Healthy Professor
What Should Children Eat - An increased awareness of the incidence and perils of childhood obesity has many parents asking the question – so what should my child eat?
Children's Obesity - Data exposing the national obesity disaster has become common fare for the media today. Incidence of adult obesity is a depressing matter and even more depressing when we look at the numbers for children.
- Halloween Food Hazards - Gone are the days when the “Treat” part of “Trick or Treat” was an apple, home-made baking or bag of popcorn. The dangers of some “sicko” tampering with a non-commercially packaged items has made these more nutritious treats obsolete.
- Childhood Obesity, Physical Activity and Nutrition - Obesity and particularly childhood obesity is a topic of great interest in the media today. It has even caught the attention of several levels of government as they struggle to provide guidance and remedies. All of the usual underlying causes of obesity have been receiving their appropriate “sound or sight bites” in an attempt to catch the attention of the public.
- Vegetarian Teenagers - Although there are no “hard” numbers available, a survey by the Roper Poll in 1999 estimated that 11% of teenage girls are choosing to become vegetarians of some form rather than eat meat, poultry and fish.
L. Lee Coyne