US health officials have long warned that too much salt intake as a child can raise lifelong risk of high blood pressure. However, a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests it s actually potassium intake that kids should be aware of.
New York, NY July, 1998. Physicians and scientists of the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) demystify infant and child nutrition in a new report. Growing Healthy Kids: A Parents' Guide to Infant and Child Nutrition describes the nutritional needs and developmental stages of infants and young children and provides sound, commonsensical feeding suggestions. The booklet deals clearly and squarely with issues that face every parent, presenting them in a readable, straightforward format. As Growing Healthy Kids points out, infants can get a good nutritional start in life whether they are breast fed or formula fed. While human breast milk is the gold standard