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Nutrition

Infancy, Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Adolescence, Government Nutrition Assistance Programs

Food and nutrition are at the heart of the normal growth and development of children. Without the nutrients that food provides, new tissue, skin, muscle, and bones cannot be added to the body and old parts cannot be repaired. At each of the four stages of childhood, different nutrition issues are priorities.

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