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Pizza: Good, Bad or Just Right for Your Child?

January 21, 20159 min
Most kids love pizza, but should it be part of their diet?Pizza contributes to higher calorie, saturated fat and sodium intake in children’s and teens’ diets.Kids love pizza and seem to eat a lot of it.Since dietary counseling is more effective if focused on specific foods, rather than overall nutrients, and pizza plays a prominent role in children’s overall diet, it's suggested that pizza be directly addressed in nutrition counseling.Lisa Powell, PhD is here to discuss how pizza can be a part of your child's diet.

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