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Choosing Healthy First Foods

When babies start eating solid foods around 4 to 6 months, they are still getting most of their nutrient needs from breastmilk or formula. However, the nutrition of their first solid foods is still important! The first two years of life are a key time for growth and development, and […]

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Important Nutrition for Health and Growth

Children Need a Variety of Foods Throughout childhood, it is important that the diet include a variety of foods for proper growth and development. The USDA’s MyPlate is a guide to help you build a healthy plate at every meal. The principles of MyPlate apply to a child’s diet as […]