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Korean J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Dec;13(Suppl 1):S1-S9. Korean.
Published online December 31, 2010.
Copyright © 2010 The Korean Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Review on Revised Nutrition Guidelines of the Korea National Health Screening Program for Infants and Children
Hye Won Yom, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics, Seoul Metropolitan Dongbu Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

Corresponding author (Email: )
Received November 25, 2010; Accepted November 30, 2010.


Infancy and childhood are marked by rapid physical growth and development, and infant's and child's health and development depends on good nutrition. Any disruption in appropriate nutrient intake may have lasting effects on growth potential and development achievement. Nutrition needs and feeding patterns vary significantly in each stage of growth and development. This article summarized the key nutritional issues in the Korea national health screening program for infants and children as followings: encouraging breastfeeding, healthier complementary feeding, healthy foods selection, healthy eating habits, coping with feeding problem (picky eating), and overweight prevention with an emphasis on physical activity.

Keywords: Nutrition; Infant; Child; Breastfeeding; Complementary feeding; Eating habit; Feeding problem; Overweight; Physical activity


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Target Issues of Nutrition Counseling in the Korea National Health Screening Program for Infants and Children
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