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How can you start serving good nutrition to your kids?

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Good nutrition starts with loading your grocery cart with whole, fresh foods as much as possible. You'll find the most vitamins and minerals in foods high in carbohydrates and proteins (rather than fats). Fresh fruits and vegetables pack the most vitamins and minerals.

Spread the variety of foods into several small meals and snacks throughout the day. If your child shuns a particular veggie, serve it again a day or two later, or prepare it differently.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: "Diet and Nutrition."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "How do I know if my child is eating enough?"

American Academy of Pediatrics and Schor, E.L., editor-in-chief. , Bantam, 2001. Caring for Your School-Age Child (Ages 5-12)

Ditchek, S. H. and Greenfield, R.H. Harper Collins, 2002. Healthy Child, Whole Child: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Alternative Medicine,

American Diabetes Association: "The Big Three."

FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: "Spot the Block."

Nemours Foundation: "Kids' Health: Vitamins."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on May 08, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: "Diet and Nutrition."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "How do I know if my child is eating enough?"

American Academy of Pediatrics and Schor, E.L., editor-in-chief. , Bantam, 2001. Caring for Your School-Age Child (Ages 5-12)

Ditchek, S. H. and Greenfield, R.H. Harper Collins, 2002. Healthy Child, Whole Child: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Alternative Medicine,

American Diabetes Association: "The Big Three."

FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: "Spot the Block."

Nemours Foundation: "Kids' Health: Vitamins."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on May 08, 2018

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