February 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p70
The article reports that according to a recent study reported in the American Journal of Public Health, preschoolers eat healthier foods than they did a generation ago. Today's kids eat more whole grains, fruits, and vegetables and take in more iron — an important nutrient for mental and motor development. But they also consume more juice and sugar — and about 200 more calories a day — than their predecessors.


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