Food and Nutrition

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Animal sources and plant sources of iron: What's the difference?

There is a difference between iron that is found in animal sources and plant sources of iron.
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Animal sources and plant sources of iron: What's the difference?

There is a difference between iron that is found in animal sources and plant sources of iron.
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What foods do tweens and teens need most during puberty?

During puberty, extra nutrients are needed to cope with the body’s increased need.
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What are the symptoms of iron deficiency in tweens and teens?

Iron deficiency and anaemia is a condition that commonly affects teens.
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What are the best foods to eat before an exam?

Your child probably isn’t worrying about what she eats before an exam; however the brain requires quality nutrition in order to ensure it performs at its best. 
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Is nutrition especially important during puberty?

Nutrition is necessary for good health at every stage, but is particularly important during puberty.
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How do I get my teen or tween interested in healthy eating?

Good eating habits are learned behaviours, they’re not instinctive. So what your child has learned at home from early in life will stick with them well into adulthood.
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