Snack Attack What is junk food? Well junk food are very high in calories, low in nutrition. And there's much worse, in the Junk Food Facts. Junk food is everywhere. You and your family probably eat it every day. Sugar-laden breakfast cereals, snack bars, biscuits and cakes, crisps and chips, soft drinks, sweets, ready-meals is not nutritious and has far too much salt and sugar. Junk Food" contains high levels of fat, sugar and salt. It also usually has low levels of nutrients and it delivers short bursts of energy, which fade quickly. Children have to eat more to keep up their energy levels which means they put on excess weight and risk becoming obese Snack Attack Everyone should be eating healthy deserts which contain: •more fruit and vegetable •more starchy foods such as rice, bread, pasta (try to choose wholegrain varieties when you can) and potatoes •less fat, salt and sugar some protein- rich foods such as meat, fish, eggs and pulses •It's also important to eat a variety of foods to make sure we get all the nutrients our bodies need. These sugary deserts like ice cream, chocolate cakes and chocolate trifles food contain little protein, vitamins and minerals and have lots. This shows that junk deserts have lack of nutrients so you should be choosing healthier option deserts so that you can stay fit and healthy. Snack Attack Healthy Snacks can help support healthy growth and development and provide the energy required to stay focused at school, or supply extra fuel for sport and play. Snacks are especially important for young children's small appetites and stomachs. Nutritionists recommend that a third of a child's energy needs should be derived from healthy snacks. Active children should be eating at least 4 serves of grain-based carbohydrate foods everyday All kids love to snack on foods which are fattening such as crisp, chocolates, muffin and other types of junk foods. If you find yourself snacking away too often it could be part of your weight problem. If you enjoy snacking try to snack on fruits this way you will be following a part of your 5 a day. Snack Attack Fizzy drinks such as sprite, fanta, cocoa cola and pepsi are very bad for your health as these fizzy drinks contain too much sugar which can cause tooth decay and plaque. So instead of eating fizzy drinks and damaging your health, why not drink much more delicious exotic tasty fruit juices such as orange juice, tropical juice and smoothies. This way it will be a part of your 5 a day and you will benefit different nutrients from it and you will fell less tired and lazy and become more active and lively.
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