Nutrition is important for children through all stages of development. Often children who are food insecure and do not receive adequate nutrition will not achieve the developmental milestones that are necessary in order for a child to prosper.


Proper nutrition is essential for the proper development of a child both mentally and physically. The nutrition provided by school lunch programs is designed to offer children the nutrients needed for proper development. But what happens when a child is home during the summer months? In this video, various experts discuss child nutrition and what is being done to help eliminate child hunger, particularly during the summer months.

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