Article Response: Why 45K Pounds of Sugar Were Dumped in Times Square

This short response is a comment on the most interesting article, This is Why 45,000 Pounds of Sugar Were Dumped in Times Square.

Sometimes visual models or demonstrations like in this article is what is needed to get public attention. Sugar is processed into many food items and beverages that are widely marketed to the kids of today. We have a responsibility as the parents and guardians of our kids to educate them on the difference between treat foods that can be mindfully enjoyed on occasion, compared to whole and real foods that are to be consumed in balance.

Setting an example for the kids is where the teaching starts! This article provides more information regarding how to create a positive eating experience in your home: Parent’s Influence on Children’s Eating Habits.

By Susan Sommerville – Registered Nutritionist/Dietitian

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