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Everything You Need to Know About Childhood Nutrition


Everything You Need to Know About Childhood Nutrition

One of a parent's responsibilities is keeping their child healthy. This means routine doctor appointments, exercise, getting enough sleep, and keeping them on a good diet. You don't need to completely restrict your child from junk food to keep them healthy, but there are some guidelines you should follow.

One of the hardest aspects of nutrition for most parents is fruits and vegetables. Fruits tend to be easier because of their sweetness, but we all know the challenge of getting a kid to eat bitter vegetables. There are some strategies you can use to make the process easier, such as adding cheese or honey.

We have lots of articles gathered below for your reference. These articles are intended to help guide you in the right direction when it comes to nutrition for your child. This topic can be complex and difficult to navigate, so we've done our best to provide the information in a clear, easy-to-understand way.

Keep in mind that the content of these articles should not be taken as professional medical advice. We encourage you to speak to your child's health care provider if you have any questions or concerns regarding their diet or overall health. Always practice due diligence on matters pertaining to your health!

Diet and Nutrition Charts and Guides

Knowing your BMI can keep you from running into dangerous territory with your health, and finding out what your ideal weight is can help you set realistic goals for weight loss.

Add the new food pyramids to your plan and you'll be on your way to a healthy diet and eating plan that fits your body and your needs. The kids charts can help you get or keep your kids on the right path to lifelong health, while avoiding the perils of childhood obesity.

Get started today with a healthy plan for you and your family, it's easy with the right tools!

The New Pyramid – A Plate

My Plate Guidelines

My Plate – The Vegetables Group

My Plate – The Fruit Group

My Plate – The Grains Group

My Plate – The Protein Group

My Plate – Healthy Ideas

Kid Friendly Fruits & Veggies

Reducing Kids Sugar Intake

BMI Chart for Adults

BMI Chart for Kids

Height Weight Chart

Growth Charts

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