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
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