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gradeschool: 5-12 yrs.

Nutrition is important to normal growth processes, and thus you should make an effort to ensure that your child con­sumes a well-balanced diet. Your child's need for calories rises during times of rapid growth, gradually increasing as she moves through middle childhood into puberty.

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Vitamin Supplements and Children

The body needs vitamins in only tiny amounts, and in a balanced diet they are usually present in sufficient quantities in the foods your youngster eats. Thus, in middle childhood, supplements are rarely needed.

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