Toddlers have high nutritional requirements relative to their size. To support their rapid growth and development, toddlers need more nutrients than an adult, per kg body. Toddlers and young children should be able to get all the nutrients they need from an adequate and diverse diet. Healthy eating habits need to be established early in life. Exposure to a variety of foods options and responsive feeding practices, play an important role in helping toddlers learn healthy eating.
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