Do your kids complain about stomach aches?
Theyâ€™re more likely to do so if their diets include a lot of fast food.
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston found that almost
one-quarter of 900 youngsters between the ages of 5 and 15 reported
recurrent abdominal pain.
the researchers looked into what the kids were eating, they found that
fast foods were most often associated with the tummy aches while fresh
fruits and vegetables appeared to be protective.
This is exactly what happened to filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, the guy in the film documentary Supersize Me.
He ate three meals a day at McDonalds for a month and got severe
stomach aches. He also got headaches, felt lethargic, gained 10% of his
body weight – and by Day 28 his doctors were so alarmed at his
documented medical deterioration they were begging him to stop. Gimme a
double veggie burger, please, and skip the fries and soda…