Nutri-Tip---No Excuses, Please!
Ask Dr. Sears February 22, 2011
For years we have been aware of the many
illnesses that can be linked to adults, who continue to eat unhealthy foods along with an unhealthy life-style.
Unfortunately, we are now also seeing these same illnesses in children. In my book, The NDD Book (Nutrition Deficit
Disorder) Here are the top excuses I hear from parents who continue to feed their children junk food:
Its less expensive.
Actually, its more expensive to feed your children fake food than wholesome food. When it comes to real food,
you get what you pay for: wellness. You are likely to have fewer doctor bills, because wholesome food builds your
childs immune system.
But my children wont eat healthy
foods. Yes, actually they will. If you buy and serve only wholesome foods, they will eat them. This has been
proven in food-refusal studies at the nutrition laboratory at Penn State University, where children who refused to eat
certain foods were studied. If there is no other choice, and if they are hungry enough, children will eat the foods you
Here are some suggestions for how to get
more for less if youre on a tight food-shopping budget.
Buy in bulk and split the cost with
But in bulk from food co-ops.
Watch Sunday newspapers for coupons and
Grow your own fruits and vegetables.
Buy more when on sale and in season and
During berry picking season, pick pounds
of them and store in your freezer.
Patronize your local farmers market and
real food stores. The higher their sales volume, the lower their prices will be.
Think quality, not quantity. Kids eat much
more of non-filling fluff foods than they do of nutrient-dense grow foods.
Juice Plus+ is the only nutritional product Dr. Sears
personally takes and recommends to patients and friends. Please enjoy the video below as Dr. Sears guides your family
to new levels of health.
Your Partners in Health,
Mick & Jenny