A Children’s Menu, Based On The Nutritional Pyramid

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In childhood, healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime are consolidated, so it is very important that children have a complete and balanced diet from childhood.  We propose some guidelines so that your children’s diet is varied, balanced and healthy

Dairy Products For Kids: The child should consume milk (half a liter, at least, a day). Except for medical prescriptions, it does not need to be skimmed. As a complement or substitute for a glass of milk, you can take yogurt or a portion of cheese.


Meat: In general, pork, sausages, sausages, and hamburgers are abused. However, it is not necessary to take meat every day. It should be alternated with fish and we must ensure that it is of different species: beef, pork, chicken, rabbit, lamb, etc.

Eggs: The egg has an excellent protein, comparable to that of meat or fish. But you have to try to consume no more than 4 or 5 eggs a week.

Potatoes: Potato’s presence in the children’s diet is quite high (especially in the form of chips). Its consumption should be moderated so that you can add other garnishes of vegetables and salads.

Vegetables: They are consumed less than recommended. Therefore, children must be encouraged to eat them; they are rich in dietary fiber and also have plant proteins of good biological value.

Fruits: Industrial juices with too many sugars are abused against the consumption of whole fruits. Therefore, we must insist that children take natural fruit.

Vegetables and Salads:  There is a certain resistance to taking this type of food, especially vegetables. Children should be accustomed to eating vegetables and vegetables as a base dish and as a side dish for meat, fish, and eggs.

Pan: The consumption of bread must be recovered in infant feeding since its contribution of carbohydrates contributes to the balance of the diet.

Pasta: They are consumed in excess in the form of macaroni, spaghetti, pizzas, etc. They must be moderated to accommodate other types of first courses that provide greater nutritional richness, especially fiber, such as legumes, vegetables, vegetables, etc.

Rice: Rice is one of the favorite food of children and most children like to eat rice in combination with other foods. , but it is very important that rice should not be alternate to vegetables.

Sweets: Sweet is the source of fats for the children, however they should be taken in moderation, as are soft drinks.

FATS: Children consume them in excess (in the form of fatty cheeses, butter, and margarine, the fat contained in pate, spreads, sandwich-type bread, various buns …).

Fat is necessary for the body since it provides fat-soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids, but its abusive consumption, in the indicated ways, quickly causes satiety. Excessive use of fats prevents the consumption of other foods that is a must for the growth and health of the child. Thus, the percentage of calories contributed by this nutrient should not exceed 30% of the total.

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