Hope you’re all having a great Powerful Words “health” month!
Through Powerful Words, your children received some great information this month on making healthy choices– including great nutrition. I came across some information that I thought you’d be interested in considering the Powerful Word of the Month is Health! Remember- the more we educate children about health and healthy choices, the better choices they will make when no adults are available to supervise!
Parent Smart Trivia: How much sugar is in soda? Check out this video for the answer!
We have known from previous studies that Cola is connected to an increase in diabetes, cavities, and weight. But there’s more! Did you know that it is also correlated with an increase in kidney problems?
New information just came out about the negative side of Cola in the Journal of Epidemiology. It’s was detailed in the New York Times recently.
Here’s a quote:
“In a study published in the journal Epidemiology, the team compared the dietary habits of 465 people with chronic kidney disease and 467 healthy people. After controlling for various factors, the team found that drinking two or more colas a day — whether artificially sweetened or regular — was linked to a twofold risk of chronic kidney disease.”
Want to read the whole article? Here it is:
Here’s to Powerful Parenting!,