Nutrition for preschool and school children: the state of the problem


Yu.M. Lebedeva (1), M.V. Gmoshinskaya (2), E.A. Pyryeva (2)

1) Center for Nutrition, Research Center of the Medical Institute, M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Russia; 2) Federal Research Center for Nutrition and Biotechnology, Moscow, Russia
The article presents an analysis of the results of epidemiological studies on the evaluation of the actual nutrition of preschool and school children in different regions of the Russian Federation. The state of nutrition both at home and in organized groups was evaluated. Particelar attention was paid to the organization of nutrition for children in the Arctic zone. The presence of both general and specific nutritional problems depending on socio-economic, climatogeographic, national factors, as well as on traditions and eating habits in the family, is shown.
Keywords: Arctic zone, actual nutrition, eating habits, national traditions

About the Autors

Corresponding author: Maria V. Gmoshinskaya, Dr. Sci. (Med.), Leading Researcher at the Laboratory of Age-related Nutrition, Federal Research Center for Nutrition and Biotechnology, Moscow, Russia;
Address: 2/14 Ustinsky proezd, Moscow 109240, Russian Federation

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