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School aged children require a varied balance of foods from the six
food groups for overall growth and health. Eating healthy assists
their full potential in physical and mental development. Children
require sufficient energy and nutrients to meet the needs of their
growing bodies. Adequate protein is needed for the formation of bone
tissue and lean body mass. Iron is essential for growth, the immune
system and cognitive functions.

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