Call to Action on Adolescent Nutrition demands better data

BY SUNNY S. KIM, DEANNA OLNEY AND MARIE RUEL

Adolescence is a critical period of biological and psychosocial growth and development that marks a unique stage between childhood and adulthood. The nutrition of the world’s 1.2 billion adolescents, aged 10-19, will have a profound impact on their current and future health and well-being—as well as on future generations.

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