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Healthy eating for children and teens

Health powered kids

Healthful habits for the whole family

Use these at-home lessons to help your children make healthful choices about what they eat.

Guide for the Care of Children: Nutrition

You can teach your child to develop healthy eating habits by making good choices, for example, about what counts as one serving and what to eat for snacks.

Healthy diet for children 1 to 11 years of age

A healthy diet for children has enough nutrients for them to grow and have energy.

Healthy diet for adolescents 12 to 18 years of age

Encourage your child not to eat a lot of fast food and convenience foods.

Weight management for children

Being overweight increases your child's risk of having health problems. You can help your child manage his or her weight.