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Why is good nutrition important for children?

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Dr. Mila McManus
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: U R what U eat

Good nutrition is the foundation for good health.
There is alot of misinformation & many opinions out there about what's good nutrition. My opinion is that everyone should stick to whole foods, avoiding sugar and most grains, and avoid processed foods (anything in a box or wrapper). Whole foods include unprocessed meat, fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds. Whole foods don't need an ingredient label.

In brief: U R what U eat

Good nutrition is the foundation for good health.
There is alot of misinformation & many opinions out there about what's good nutrition. My opinion is that everyone should stick to whole foods, avoiding sugar and most grains, and avoid processed foods (anything in a box or wrapper). Whole foods include unprocessed meat, fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds. Whole foods don't need an ingredient label.
Dr. Mila McManus
Dr. Mila McManus
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Development

Growing and maturing organs in children need adequate amounts of protein, fats, carbohydrates, mineral and vitamins etc.
Deficiency of the key ingredients can cause lasting damage, predispose to infections, learning problems, attainment of proper stature etc. Excess of "nutrition" causes obesity and related problems.

In brief: Development

Growing and maturing organs in children need adequate amounts of protein, fats, carbohydrates, mineral and vitamins etc.
Deficiency of the key ingredients can cause lasting damage, predispose to infections, learning problems, attainment of proper stature etc. Excess of "nutrition" causes obesity and related problems.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: Obesity

Good nutrition and good habits is one way to prevent or minimize the present obesity epidemic in america.
Teaching children good choices, like fresh fruit as snack instead of sugar and fat layden candy bars- can help to prevent obesity. Good nutrition from fresh fruits and vegetables also provides more nutrients than from processed higher calorie foods.

In brief: Obesity

Good nutrition and good habits is one way to prevent or minimize the present obesity epidemic in america.
Teaching children good choices, like fresh fruit as snack instead of sugar and fat layden candy bars- can help to prevent obesity. Good nutrition from fresh fruits and vegetables also provides more nutrients than from processed higher calorie foods.
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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