Children's Food Groups

MAKING SENSE OF THE FOOD GROUPS

What are the recommended daily servings for kids? Hint: it’s smaller than you think.

Learn about nutrients for parents

WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW ABOUT NUTRIENTS

Most kids ages 4 to 18 don’t get enough calcium. See what other key nutrients your child may be missing.

Learn what is in a nutrition label

WHAT’S IN NUTRITION FACTS PANELS?

Do you know how to read them and what to look for?

Nutrition and energy

NUTRITION CAN AFFECT A LOT MORE THAN ENERGY LEVELS

Learn how nutrition impacts children’s health.

Child development chart

SO WHAT’S NORMAL HEIGHT & WEIGHT, ANYWAY?

Find out about what growth charts measure, and what to expect when your doctor discusses your child’s growth.

Nutrition and medical conditions

MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND NUTRITION – IS THERE A LINK?

Discover how a specific medical condition can impact a child’s nutrition.