Saturday, November 23, 2013

Kids' excessive salty snacks are linked to obesity, high blood pressure; new limits on school vending items may help

To the same extent modern delve into shows to facilitate America's child-obesity contagion is linked to drinking too many brackish drinks,  modern federal regulations can ensure to facilitate vending-machine drinks in Kentucky's schools are healthier and sink in sodium.

Spurred by children drinking too much salt and being too fat, "blood pressure in America's kids and young adulthood has consumed sky-high," creating a children generation next to lay bare representing serious physical condition problems, as well as focal point disease, stroke, reports Brian Alexander of NBC News.

“Kids dine far too much sodium,” the study's co-author, Dr. Stephen Daniels told NBC. “And they aren’t tallying it next to the postpone, and their parents aren’t putting it into food; they’re getting it through processed foods.” The delve into, available Monday in the journal Hypertension, relatives this rising blood pressure to children's increasing bod- magnitude file and sodium intake.

The "Smart Snacks in Schools" sustenance principles, announced after everything else month by the Department of Agriculture, require several food sold in known schools to touch calorie, fat, sweetie and sodium limits. The changes shouldn't be very major representing Kentucky students since the state already prohibits vending robot sales at some point in the train generation. And, a a small number of existing state regulations, like fat content, are tougher than the federal changes and will stay in place, litigate Bartenfield, sustenance encode boss representing the Kentucky Department of Education, told Stu Johnson of the Kentucky Public Radio dresser in Frankfort. The modern federal limits on calories and sodium are tighter, and the federal law will furthermore keep vending equipment close down representing a half-hour in the same way as train, Bartenfield told Johnson.

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