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Providing specific nutrition education has been shown to have multiple benefits in studies that have been done across the United States:

● Increased likelihood of children creating healthy habits at a young age.

● Decreased risk of obesity among elementary students who have participated in nutrition education.

● Improved cognitive development and a potential to decrease behavioral outbursts in an educational setting.

● Increased nutrition knowledge and selfefficacy as well as decreased BMI and waist circumference amongst elementary students.

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