International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART E
Effect of nutrition on child health
Author(s): Dr. Neelam Kumari
Child health is a state of physical, mental, intellectual, social and economical well being. Mounting evidence that health during childhood set the stage for adult health. Healthy children are more likely to become healthy adults. Good nutrition is essential for physical growth and mental development. In Infant stage, breastfeeding is the Main balanced nutrition diet. Macro and micro lesson both are necessary for child’s good health. During childhood under nutrition causes children to have less energy and less interest for learning, which negatively influence cognitive development and academic performance. Under nutrition will also affect physical growth and maturation i.e. growth rate, body weight and height.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Neelam Kumari. Effect of nutrition on child health. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(3):268-270.