GROWING TOGETHER WITH GOOD FOOD AND NUTRITION

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The importance of nutrition in the growth stage

Adequate nutrition is fundamental for the healthy growth and development of children in any part of the world, as it helps develop their cognitive abilities. In Colombia, a country rich in cultural and gastronomic diversity, the nutrition of children faces challenges and presents opportunities to improve their quality of life.

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In the city of Cali, acute malnutrition and malnutrition is a significant problem in early childhood, related to factors such as the low purchasing power of some families, and poor eating habits, as they provide low nutritional or ultra-processed foods, the latter can cause childhood obesity and chronic diseases, due to their high content of saturated fats, sugars and sodium.

Lack of nutrition education

In many homes lack basic knowledge about a balanced and healthy diet, mostly in rural areas, this leads to long-term nutrition problems, so it is crucial to implement education programs in schools, health centers and communities to empower families on how to prepare and consume high protein foods in an accessible and healthy way in an economical manner. At the jera foundation we guarantee that our children who attend our child development center under the early childhood care program have a healthy and balanced diet when it comes to their consumption. Since we have a professional nutritionist.