The Role of Nutrition & Wellness in Healthy Schools

Nutrition is the science of nourishment which plays an important role in the growth and development of children, with a healthy diet synergistically enhancing physical and mental abilities.

BY Garima Jain | February 2020 | Category: Diet & Nutrition

The Role of Nutrition & Wellness in Healthy Schools

Nutrition dictates more than a person’s body mass index. The balanced nutrition a child receives during the first few years of life can affect their health for years to come.

Children with Special Health Care Needs are more vulnerable to nutritional deficiencies. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports nearly 1 out of 5 children in the United States has a special health care need.

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