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MILLIONS OF KIDS ARE SKIPPING BREAKFAST EVERYDAY

GOOD NUTRITION PAVES THE WAY FOR IMPROVED ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE



March 6-10 is National School Breakfast Week







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    NEW YORK, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- THIS IS A MULTIVU REPORT. AN ALARMING
 NUMBER OF SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN DO NOT EAT BREAKFAST EACH MORNING, DEPRIVING
 THEMSELVES OF THE NUTRITION THEY NEED TO GET A HEAD START IN SCHOOL. IT IS
 NATIONAL SCHOOL BREAKFAST WEEK AND A GREAT TIME TO REMIND PARENTS ABOUT THE
 IMPORTANCE OF THEIR CHILDREN EATING A HEALTHY BREAKFAST.
     BREAKFAST IS THE MOST IMPORTANT MEAL OF THE DAY AND STARTING THE DAY
 RIGHT STARTS WITH GOOD EATING HABITS..
     DOCTOR RON KLEINMAN, PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRICS, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL:
     "There are 5 tips that parents should know when it comes to good
 nutrition. The first: it is important that they be good role models to their
 kids. They also need to start healthy eating habits at a young age, including
 eating breakfast everyday, avoid giving kids drinks and snacks with low
 nutritional value and incorporating more exercise into their kid's daily
 routine."
     RESEARCH HAS SHOWN THAT CHILDREN WHO EAT A BALANCED BREAKFAST, RICH IN
 GRAINS, FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, PERFORM BETTER ON TESTS AND HAVE BETTER
 ATTENDANCE RECORDS.
     FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.GRAINPOWER.ORG.
     I'M DANIELLE ADDAIR.
     AUDIO PROVIDED BY: GRAIN FOODS FOUNDATION
 
 

SOURCE GRAIN FOODS FOUNDATION

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