Proper nutrition will help ensure your child’s normal growth and development, from the very important first few months through the teenage years. It is easy to see, that your child’s nutrition will definitely have a long-term impact.
As we are coming to understand the value of good nutrition, it is important to establish good eating habits from a young age. It is never too early to teach children the value of avoiding high fat foods and the importance of fibre, calcium, iron and other minerals in the diet. Understanding the value of and adapting a well balanced diet at an early age has life long benefits.
In this constantly expanded nutrition section, I will review the important nutritional issues from infancy to adolescence.
Pediatrician DR.PAUL Roumeliotis is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The information provided above is designed to be an educational aid only. It is not intended to replace the advice and care of your child’s physician, nor is it intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. If you suspect that your child has a medical condition always consult a physician.