How To Limit Sugar & Salt In Your Child’s Diet

Well-balanced nutrition that includes all food groups is essential for children’s normal growth and development. Junk food and other over-processed foods, as well as food loaded in sugar and/or additives, like cakes, chocolates and other sugary treats should not be consumed on a daily basis. It is almost impossible to completely ban them, but you can try to limit them to occasional treats. Unlike most of the junk/over-processed food that you can recognize and simply stop buying, sugar and salt, as basic ingredients, are all around, contained in so many foods and products, which make it difficult to keep track on them. In this regard, we want to highlight the importance of following your child’s daily intake of sugar and salt. The continual overload of the body with sugar and salt highly increases the risk of getting serious chronic diseases, like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, kidney failures, hormonal misbalance and other metabolic disorders.

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