Nutrition


Good nutrition is vital to your child’s health. During your visit, we can make food recommendations for your child to ensure they are receiving all the nutrients they need.

The chart below is guideline the APA:

 Age Fruits(Cups) Vegetables(Cups) Grains(ounces) Meats & Beans(ounces) Milk(Cups) Oils(tsp)
 2-3  1  2  3  2  2  3
 4-8  1-1½  1½  4-5  3-4  2  4
 9-13(females)  1½  2  5  5  3  5
 9-13 (males)  1½  2½  6  5  3  5
 14-18(females)  1½  2½  6  5  3  5
 14-18 (males)  2  3  7  6  3  6

 

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends that children get their calories from each food group for a healthy, balanced diet:

Calories

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