Kids Need Plenty Of Fresh Produce To Munch.

In news that I'm sure won't shock anyone, new research points out that kiddos who eat plenty of fresh fruits...
In news that I'm sure won't shock anyone, new research points out that kiddos who eat plenty of fresh fruits and veggies, grow up to have healthier arteries as adults. The research, discussed in the Journal of the American Heart Association notes that arterial stiffness can be a major problem for adults. it's associated with atherosclerosis a key player in heart disease. After comparing childhood and adult lifestyle factors, researchers found that even after factoring in other risk factors, (like smoking), adults who experienced a lifetime pattern of high consumption of fruits and vegetables had less arterial stiffness than adults who ate low amounts of produce in childhood and beyond. Not shocking no; but a great reminder to sneak in extra veggies and fruits when possible, and from a young age. Here are some tips: *Source

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