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Global Food Security
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This article provides an overview of nutrition recommendations for dietary intakes necessary to support normal growth and development of children from birth to 18 years. It identifies gaps in defining optimal intakes for children and youth in various geographical areas. It emphasizes the need for governments and donors to conduct more research and fund programs to ensure optimal nutritional intake of children and adolescents.

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Adolescent location:
Both urban and rural
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All age groups
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