Children are growing and physically active; they need 2-3 nutritious snacks each day between meals to meet their energy requirement. Like meals, the snacks should also be healthy and should be given on a regular schedule. Nutritious snacks are important for satisfactory intake of nutrients and calories. Some snacks which are healthy and nutritious are:
If snacks spoil his appetite for lunch or dinner, avoid them. Snacks should provide about 100 to 150 calories per servings. Don’t allow him to eat snacks at bedtime.