Pediatric Nutrition

When it comes to feeding your children, it is often expensive to provide them 100% natural green healthy foods. The general diet that is recommended for those from the age of 2 and older is fruits and vegetables, low-fat and non-fat dairy products, beans, fish, and lean meat. Now not all of these are for the young ones; fruits and vegetables are crucial for different vitamins and minerals in a child’s diet. The healthier that the child eats growing up, the less likely they are to end up with problems like cardiovascular disease, which is related to many other things, but it comes from poor nutrition. Having food that is high in sodium and high in fat or has corn syrup is not suitable for anyone’s health.


For children, even if they are healthy at a young age, the parents should watch their food intake and make sure that the children are not overeating or eating out of boredom. If they are snacking, parents should try and replace bad snacks with healthy ones like instead of cookies for a snack, try ants on a log which is celery and peanut butter, or apples and caramel or peanut butter. There are many ways to get your younger kids to eat more fruits and veggies by making the snack look fun by shaping them or adding different dips. Encouraging your children to eat healthily can help them adopt a healthy lifestyle.

Learn more: Dietary Recommendations for Children and Adolescents