Healthy Living for Children


What are some general nutrition guidelines?

What are guidelines for feeding my child who is 1 to 6 years old?

What are guidelines for feeding my child who is 6 to 11 years old?

What are some healthy foods that I can give to my child? Offer your child a variety of foods from all the food groups. The number and size of servings that your child needs from each food group depends on his age and activity level. Ask your dietitian how much your child should eat from each food group.

How much physical activity does my child need?


You have the right to help plan your child's care. Discuss treatment options with your child's caregivers to decide what care you want for your child. The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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