Diet Guidelines: 4 - 9 Years of Age
This diet is similar to an adult diet, with smaller portions and incorporates foods that are appealing to children. Excessive use of fats, salt, and sucrose should be avoided to promote good eating habits. Caffeine should be avoided in excess, and low-fat or skim milk is recommended
For additional information, please visit the Children's Health and Nutrition Centers.
Last Editorial Review: 8/14/2003