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Micronutrient Information Center

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Life Stages

Nutritional needs change throughout the life cycle. Growth and development during infancy, childhood, and adolescence require special intakes of many micronutrients. Nutritional needs also change throughout the stages of adulthood. For example, micronutrient requirements during pregnancy and lactation are increased, and micronutrient needs of older adults reflect age-related changes in nutrient absorption and metabolism.

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