Change is coming for Nutrition Labels on food items. America has not updated food labels in twenty years, and the food industry could have have two years to implement these proposed changes. Still, progress is being made!
- more realistic ‘serving size’ quantities
- clear emphasis on sugar content
- larger print total Calorie count
- required listing of Vitamin D content
The amount that makes up a “Serving size” is updated,
and easier to read on the label:
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Read more about it here or:
Latest reports indicate that childhood obesity rates
are beginning to come down, which is great news for our children’s future,
and positive reinforcement for nutrition and exercise initiatives!
Read the article here or at:
And… there is still plenty of room for improvement.
This page from the American Heart Association has more tips and facts:
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“No matter what accomplishments you make,
somebody helped you.”
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“Just remember the world is not a playground but a schoolroom.
Life is not a holiday but an education.
One eternal lesson for us all: to teach us better how we should love.”
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Here’s one option for responding to precipitation –
Hope everyone stays safe, and keeps as much of
a sense of wonder and a sense of humor as possible!
Keep love stronger than fear in your life this week, no matter what comes.
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