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With the Spring Holidays, Easter, and Passover right around the corner, children are showered with treats and sweets- making for a challenging time for parents to keep their kids on healthy diets.
Children’s food preferences have a huge influence on their food intake. Most likely we were all told at one point that, “You can’t leave the table before you clean your plate!” And we all remember how well that tactic worked in getting us to eat our greens – not very well.
Maintaining a Mediterranean diet does not require a huge lifestyle change. Generally, the Mediterranean diet consists of: a high intake of olive oil, fruit, nuts, vegetables, and cereals; a moderate intake of fish and poultry; a low intake of dairy products, red meat, processed meats, and sweets; and wine in moderation, consumed with meals.
The interest in nutrition for maintaining health and well being is on everyone’s mind these days. As the body of research grows along with information, there is also much confusion and many theories and beliefs about what a healthy nutrition plan actually looks like.