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How much calories does an average 8 year old child need?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Enough

If the child eats appropriate god-made food and leaves the "junk" alone, he/she has a satiety center in the brain that tells him/her that itisenough.
You do not have to count calories.

In brief: Enough

If the child eats appropriate god-made food and leaves the "junk" alone, he/she has a satiety center in the brain that tells him/her that itisenough.
You do not have to count calories.
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