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Adolescence is the period of transition between childhood and adulthood.
and adulthood. It is the period where a significant growth spurt occurs.
Teenagers grow rapidly and therefore their bodies have special requirement
of vitamins, minerals, energy and protein in order to prevent future health
problems. These requirements can only be met by eating an adequate
amount of a variety of nutritious foods from the six food groups.

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