GROW­ING NEEDS

As a guide, your child should eat th­ese foods every day:

Good Health Choices - - Be Informed -

VEG­ETA­BLES AND LEGUMES/BEANS

2-3 years: 2½ serves per day 4-8 years: 4½ serves per day 9-11 years: 5 serves per day

FRUIT

2-3 years: 1 serve per day 4-8 years: 1½ serves per day

9+ years: 2 serves per day

GRAIN FOODS (CE­RE­ALS/BREAD/ RICE/PASTA, PREFER­ABLY WHOLE­GRAIN)

2-8 years: 4 serves per day 9-11 years: 4-5 serves per day

LEAN MEATS AND POUL­TRY

2-3 years: 1 serve per day 4-8 years: 1½ serves per day 9+ years: 2½ serves per day

MILK, YO­GHURT, CHEESE AND/OR

DAIRY-FREE AL­TER­NA­TIVES

2-3 years: 1½ serves per day 4-8 years: 1½-2 serves per day 9-11 years: 2½-3 serves per day

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