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Benefits of Healthy Eating for Children

At a glance

Children benefit from healthy eating. Use the graphic below to show the many ways healthy foods benefit children’s health and development. These benefits include supporting brain development, healthy growth, and immunity.

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  • Keeps skin, teeth, and eyes healthy.
  • Supports muscles.
  • Helps achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
  • Strengthens bones.
  • Supports brain development.
  • Supports healthy growth.
  • Boosts immunity.
  • Helps the digestive system function.