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News // September 11, 2014

Healthy Diet Can Protect Children From Lead Poisoning

No amount of lead is safe in a child’s body. Children under six are most vulnerable to the adverse effects lead poisoning can cause. Serving your family nutritious foods high in calcium, iron and vitamin C and avoiding items high in sugar and fat can help prevent lead absorption.

First 5 San Diego shared an article in their September - October 2014 Newsletter about a healthy diet as prevention of lead poisoning in children. Read the full article for simple tips on nutrition and prevention of lead poisoning.