Learn how children get into the habit of eating junk food and the harmful effects of consuming junk food on their health and psychology.
Is your child a junk food addict who loves to eat burgers and pizzas? Junk food can seem appealing for many reasons such as taste, convenience and price. However, these kinds of food have a negative impact on health.
Cakes are rich, soft, fluffy and delicious. But they are also high in calories and sugar. Baking banana bread might be a healthy option. Whole-grain banana bread are a good source of nutrients and fibre.
The next time your child screams for ice cream, try offering frozen yogurt. It is equally delicious in taste, contains probiotics, lower levels of lactose and fewer calories than your regular ice cream.
Are you addicted to chips? Loaded with salt and additives, chips are bad news for your health. Try kale chips for a change. They are packed with nutrition and offer a host of health benefits.
Popcorn is today considered junk food. However, truth be told, it is one of the healthiest and most affordable snacks around. Again, so long as it is homemade and not of the microwave kind. Swap natural popcorn for packet popcorn that sadly comes ...
French fries are a universal favourite. However, they are bad for health. Try sweet potatoes instead. They are high in vitamins and fibre and are low in calories. Plus, they taste delicious too!
Milkshakes are a universal favourite. Who can say no to chocolate milkshake? However, homemade smoothies are healthier as they mostly use fresh fruits and vegetables.