Healthy Toddler Food: Kid-friendly Food

Healthy Toddler Food: Kid-friendly Food

Our active toddlers sometimes seem too busy to eat, and it's hard not to wonder if they're getting enough food. Learn more about kid friendly foods.

 Your toddler will eat mostly modified soft table foods – small bits of cooked chicken, pasta without spices, well-cooked, unsalted vegetable pieces, and so on. Keep baby cereal on her menu to ensure that she gets enough B vitamins and iron. Introduce her to foods with different textures now – that way she'll grow up willing to try new things.

Three squares a day

The amount a toddler eats varies from meal to meal and day to day. If your child is growing and gaining weight, don't worry that she's not eating enough. Children this age are quite good at making sure they get what they need. She actually needs less food than you might think: roughly 900 to 1000 calories each day. That's not a lot when you consider that your child consumes 300 to 500 of those calories in whole milk (about 16 to 24 ounces) alone. Your toddler will get plenty if you offer her three meals a day, along with three sit-down snacks. Try half an English muffin with melted and cooled cheese or an unsalted cracker with a little bit of banana.

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Agradecimimiento

07/05/2015

Gracias muy buenos consejos sobre la alimentacion, siempre tengo muchas dudas sobre lo si y no debo darle a mi bb

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07/04/2015

Just a little bit of feedback, I clicked on this article to find out about feeding my toddler. The article gives me a few items, and two small meal ideas. What about telling me the ratio of ve just a little bit of feedback, I clicked on this article to find out about feeding my toddler. The article gives me a few items, and two small meal ideas. What about telling me the amount of veggies/fruits/dairy/protein she needs? Or a weight to calorie chart? Or a link to menu ideas? Food for thought.

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momma 06/30/2015

as a new mom and in the process of transitioning my 1 year from formula to whole milk- I have to say this article was helpful in knowing how much she truly consumes.

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