By: Rachel Bonachea
In this episode of Ask a Nutritionist, Tracy Mendez, RDN, shares how nutrition education provide children with a foundation for lifelong healthy eating habits. By equipping children with the knowledge, skills, attitude and experiences that empower healthy behaviors at a young age, they are better supported for academic and lifelong success.
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