Healthy Eating

Written by Katie Gellings, Green Lake County Healthy Eating & Active Living Extension Educator.

A balanced diet is like filling your car with the right gas. We want to put the right fuel in children’s smaller stomachs. Offer variety and choices!

Download the ”Healthy Eating” Fact Sheet

 

 

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References

  1. USDA ChooseMyPlate
    MyPlate Tips for Preschoolers
    https://www.choosemyplate.gov/browse-by-audience/view-all-audiences/children/health-and-nutrition-information/preschoolers-food-groups
  2. American Academy of Pediatrics
    Preschooler – Food and Feeding
    https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/HALF-Implementation-Guide/Age-Specific-Content/Pages/Preschooler-Food-and-Feeding.aspx
  3. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    What and How Much Should My Preschooler be Eating?
    https://www.eatright.org/food/nutrition/dietary-guidelines-and-myplate/what-and-how-much-should-my-preschooler-be-eating