According to the best-selling book, "Fast Food Nation," American children now get about one-quarter of their total vegetable servings in the form of potato chips and French fries.
Yes, potatoes are vegetables. But two Harvard University studies have found that, because potatoes contain lots of starch, eating too many of them increases the risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.
It's critical that children eat a balanced, nutritious diet. Poor nutrition is helping to fuel a huge spike in obesity...Full Story