Inadequate nutrition is not only deleterious for children and adolescents but also when they became adults. Two nutritional poles (over and under nutrition) are the main target of this TAG. Since the last decade globally, the overweights outnumber underweights and this trend will continue until 2030 decade. Both situations deserve a clear preventive attitude based on the general and individual principles.
In the case of TAG-N, nutritional education should be addressed to pediatricians and health care providers in their double mission: early detection and advice on lifestyle and better food intake whenever possible.
IPA has always been concerned with child nutrition. In my lifetime if we look back we can experience the Expert Nutrition Committee (1990), the Nutrition Panel (2001-2007), Its specific participation in the Global Alliance Policy Group for Obesity Prevention endorsed by WHO which are real antecedent for the present nutritional tasks