Diet information source

Mediterranean diet, with changes, benefits children


(CNN) - The Mediterranean diet, a regimen of natural foods, can be beneficial  for children if a few changes are made, nutrition experts say.  The diet is heavy in vegetables, fruit, unrefined grains and other foods that have been shown to improve the health of adults. It has been linked to benefits that include longer life and better bone and heart health.For adults, the diet calls for skim or low-fat dairy products. Pediatricians call for little ones to consume whole milk until age two.For adults, nuts are also included in the diet. but doctors say nuts could be a choking hazard for children under age four.The diet calls for a moderate amount of wine, which is illegal to consume until age 21 in the united states.Apart from that, signs are emerging that the mediterranean could be beneficial for children.

full story

 read more

Related news

Nutrition 2018 Preview: Hot Topics in Research and Practice
Newswise (press release), District of Columbia - May 21, 2018

Return to Article List Nutrition 2018 Preview: Hot Topics in Research and Practice Join us June 9-12 in ...

more

Boy Goes Blind After Eating Only Meat, Potatoes and Cereal, for 'Eczema Treatment Diet'
Newsweek - October 4, 2017

Steele says there is no timeline for how long it would take for a poor diet to impact eye health, but estimates vision could decline after six months without proper nutrition. While our western diets don't make us prone to blindess, it can cause other vision problems. Steele ...

more

Nutrition: Back-to-school strategies that make the grade
LA Daily News, California - August 11, 2017

The foreseeable extra pressures on time including homework, fall sports and endless commutes can make planning for healthy eating seem daunting and even unrealistic.Creating a back-to-school nutrition plan will have you on your way to better eating for rushed school ...

more

Forgetting usual healthy diet for a day, Lane Co. fairgoers feast on fabulous fried, sugary treats
The Register-Guard, Oregon - July 23, 2017

The Lane County Fair is in full swing at the Lane Events Center, filling the air with the sweet smell of cotton candy and the shrieks of children and adults as they brave carnival rides that spin, flip and fly.The fair, which began Wednesday, offers ­everything ...

more

Lancet nutrition series: Supplementation during pregnancy 'insufficient' to boost offspring health
NutraIngredients.com - April 30, 2018

The paper’s​ ​conclusion also believes dietary interventions in pregnancy can limit weight gain, but have proved insufficient in improving pregnancy outcomes.“Micronutrient supplementation starting in pregnancy can correct important maternal ...

more

More from Ohio

Trending today

What The Diet Of A 5,300-Year-Old 'Iceman' Says About Ancient ...

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Frank Maixner about how scientists uncovered the last meal ...

The 3-Day Military Diet Says You Can Lose up to 10 Pounds in ...

TheMilitaryDiet.com promises to help you lose up to 10 pounds in one week Although the plan ...

Learn Performance Nutrition 101 | LA Galaxy Sports Science

What is Performance Nutrition?Some people may think performance nutrition is merely a strict ...

What The Diet Of A 5,300-Year-Old 'Iceman' Says About Ancient ...

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Frank Maixner about how scientists uncovered the last meal ...

Meet the Chicago Diet Guru Who Studies Not Eating

Paleo shuns grains. Following keto? Forget carbs. Most weight-loss strategies involve rules ...

Local Updates

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming