Balanced Diet Chart For Growing Children

These are the important points in tables
A Balanced diet food chart includes-Carbohydrates, Proteins, Vitamins, Minerals, Calcium, Iron, Omega-3 and 6 Fatty acids, Amino acids, and Daily calorie needs! From the above, 50% of your calorie needs should be derived from Carbohydrates, 20% from Protein, 30% from Fats.Calcium is important for strong bones. Diary products like cheese; yogurt; vegetables like cauliflower,spinach, broccoli, and celery have high in calcium content.

Iron is a mineral needed by our bodies. Iron also helps our muscles store and use oxygen.Omega 3 fatty acid is found in some vegetable oils, such as soybean, canola, fish oil, salmons, flaxseed and walnuts. It’s also found in some green veggies like spinach and salad greens.Omega 6 fatty acid is found in many nuts, seeds, and vegetable oils.This chart below indicates what % from each food group you should provide the children (ages 0-7 years)

Foods Percentage on Daily Intake

Foods appropriate serving size and amount of serving per day.Parents can choose one or two food’s depending with the smaller portion from each food category for their children.


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