Advice On How To Ensure Your Child Is Getting Essential Nutrients
Nourishing Advice for a Healthy Family
Children require specific nutrients (vitamins and minerals) in order to grow healthy and develop a strong immune system. They can get most of the nutrients through a balanced healthy diet made of fresh foods from each of the food groups.
But recent studies have shown that most children are low in these essential nutrients: Vitamins: A, C, D and E, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium,fiber Our dietitians have written up some special tips to help you make sure your child is getting the proper amount of these nutrients.
For The Kids: You can also find games, stories and activities for promoting healthy choices to children in the fun kids nutrition section.
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