Easy to feed kids healthy
HENRY and Parker Keane are a picture of health because mum Danielle has fed them a wide variety of foods from the day they started eating solids.
“I go with common sense, lots of fruit, vegies, grains like rice, white meat, red meat and eggs and dairy. They go through phases, but they get a lot of variety,” Mrs Keane said.
Experts say that, at one to two years of age, children need a wide variety of healthy food from all five food groups. At this age, a child’s appetite varies from day to day. Suggested daily serves include: ½ serve of fruit; 2-3 serves of vegies; 1-1½ serves of dairy; 4 serves of grains and one serve of lean meats, eggs, nuts and
Henry Keane, 4, and his 23- month-old brother Parker eat the right sort of diet. Picture: Brett Costello