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What are healthy alternatives to foods children see on TV?

According to researchers, the majority of advertisements during children's television programming are for foods with little nutritional value -- high in sugar, fat and salt content. Counterbalance this message with your own. Serve up healthy alternatives, such as:
  • Whole-grain pancakes
  • Power smoothies made with fresh fruit and low-fat yogurt
  • Breakfast burritos, using black beans, eggs and low-fat cheese

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