In 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that there were 58.7 pounds of boneless chicken and 51.5 pounds of beef per person available to eat in the US, but did you know that over 7.3 million people in the United States follow a vegetarian based diet? Many of you may ask “How do they get enough protein?” The fact of the matter is there are many foods that are great sources of protein that are not animal products.
Children between the ages of 2 and 5 eat approximately 40 pounds of sugar every year. All those extra calories are harming our kids! Here are some alternatives to the holiday sugar traditions.
If you were raised on oatmeal growing up, thank your parents! Eating oatmeal every day is a habit worth having.