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What is a balanced diet?

Children need a balanced diet with different foods and proportions, so they receive all of the nutrients, vitamins, minerals, protein, and calories in the correct amount. Too little or too much will lead to nutrition-related problems. A food pyramid is a good way to understand how to plan your child’s daily

How can I teach my child to eat healthy food?

Teaching children to eat healthy should start early. Be a role model for your children by keeping a healthy selection of food at home, and by eating healthy food yourself. Keeping junk food at home and expecting your child to eat only fruits and vegetables will not work.

What else can I do?

What are the effects of poor nutrition on children?

Nutritional deficiencies (or) low calorie food
Impaired growth, poor development of bones
High sugar food and carbonated drinks, preservatives
Dental caries, muscle cramps
High intake of food, especially if high in sugar
Obesity, early onset of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and cancer
Cognitive and behavioral problems
Delay in milestones like language, learning disabilities, ADHD*, restlessness, temper tantrums, nervousness.

*ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is characterized by problems with attention, hyperactivity, poor organization,
and low self-esteem. Poor nutrition is one possible cause.

What is a balanced diet?

Children need a balanced diet with different foods and proportions, so they receive all of the nutrients, vitamins, minerals, protein, and calories in the correct amount. Too little or too much will lead to nutrition-related problems. A food pyramid is a good way to understand how to plan your child’s daily