Posts Tagged: children’d diets
Eating habits are established early in life and form the eating behaviours that children carry forward into adolescent and adult years. It is never too early to start helping your child understand that healthy eating is part of normal healthy lifestyle. Positive role modelling as parents is very powerful, as children learn by copying behaviours.
Today, let’s take a look at the guidance on what is a portion size for different foods in each food group and how to achieve the right balance between the food groups. The Eatwell Plate* helps to illustrate that proportionally carbohydrate foods are needed in the greatest amount, roughly 1/3 of total energy intake. This