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The Energykids project: pilot study on the energy balance of primary school children during school days and summer camp days

09 Mar 2020

Introduction: Specific nutritional requirements must be cover during childhood to ensure an adequate growth. The meals served in the schools of the Municipality of Parma and in the Giocampus Summer Camp are prepared considering the national guidelines for school catering, taking into account the seasonality and the variety of the served food. However, children tend to be more active during the summer camp than at school, and their energy requirements may increase.

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