Diet Chart for 4-7 Year Children

DIET CHART FOR KIDS

BREAK FAST: MILK - 200mls (1glass)

BREAD - 1 slices

BUTTER/ JAM - 5gms

TIFFIN Paneer Roll/ Besan chilla/ Dal parantha (less oily/               

French toast/ idli/ sandwitches etc


FRUIT / JUICE 1 SERVING

LUNCH

CEREAL 40gms (2 chappati/1 bowl  rice)

DAL(whole) 30gms (1bowl)

VEGETABLE 150gms (1bowl)

DAHI 100gms (1 bowl) 

OIL 10gms (2 tsp)

TEA: MILKSHAKE 200ml (1cup)

SNACK (prt) 30gms

DINNER

CEREAL 40gms (2 chappati/1 bowl rice)

DAL 30gms (1bowl)

VEGETABLE 150gms (1bowl)

OIL 10gms (2 tsp)

DAHI/ DESSERT 100gms(1 bowl)

BED TIME    MILK - 200ml

Guidelines for Healthier Eating

Child's nutrition is important to his/ her overall health. Proper nutrition can also prevent many medical problems, including becoming overweight, developing weak bones, and developing diabetes. It will also ensure that a child physically grows to her full potential.

Dairy products provide protein, vitamins and minerals and are an excellent source of calcium. Your schoolage child should have 2 to 3 servings of milk, yogurt and cheese each day.

Vegetables supply you with vitamins, including vitamin A and C, and folate, minerals, such as iron and magnesium, and fiber. Plus they are low in fat. You should have 2 to 3 servings of vegetables each day.

Fruits and fruit juices provide Vitamin A and C and potassium. You should have 2-4 servings of fruit each day.

Ceareal provide complex carbohydrates (starches) and provide vitamins, minerals, and fiber. You need at least 6 to 11 servings of foods from this food group each day.

Calcium is a mineral that is mostly present in your child's bones. Having a diet with foods that are high in calcium to meet daily requirements is necessary for the development of strong bones. It is also an important way to prevent the development of osteoporosis in adults. 

Iron is another mineral that is important for your child's growth. Having a diet with foods that are high in iron to meet daily requirements is necessary for the development of strong muscles and production of blood.

Tips for Healthy Eating

  • Eat a variety of foods
  • Balance the food you eat with physical activity 
  • Choose a diet with plenty of grain products, vegetables and fruits  
  • Choose a diet that provides enough calcium and iron to meet their growing body's requirements.