Nutrition for School-Aged Child in Children

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Children ages 6 through 12 continue to need healthful foods and nutritious snacks.

  • Many life-long food habits, food preferences and dislikes are established when your child is in primary school.
  • Children this age are often willing to eat a wider variety of foods than they were only a few years before.
  • Your child's food choices may be influenced by his family, friends and even television.
  • Meals should be served at the table, not in front of the television.
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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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