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
RESEARCH HAS SHOWN THAT CHILDREN WHO EAT A BALANCED BREAKFAST, RICH IN
GRAINS, FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, PERFORM BETTER ON TESTS AND HAVE BETTER
FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.GRAINPOWER.ORG.
I'M DANIELLE ADDAIR.
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