Most children whether a toddler or a teen are fussy eaters. Nutrient requirement of child is more as compared to adults because they are growing. Adequate nutrition is needed for proper growth and development of a child. Good nutrition helps to prevent several medical problems, such as obesity, weak bones, and under-nutrition and will ensure that your child grows to his/her full potential. A growing child needs three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and snacks in between meals.
Children need to eat a variety of healthy food to maintain their adequate growth and development. A child aged 5 to 12 needs to eat four to five times a day (including snacks). Healthy food choices to ensure good nutrition and healthy growth are