Your child’s nutrition plays a major role in how they grow and develop. It also sets the tone for eating and lifestyle habits for their entire life. Children eat different amounts and have different preferences based on where they are in their age and development. Below are some helpful articles about nutrition and diet for children from Healthychildren.org under the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Nutrition Across Ages: https://healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/nutrition/Pages/Childhood-Nutrition.aspx

Nutrition for 2 year old child https://healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/toddler/nutrition/Pages/Feeding-and-Nutrition-Your-Two-Year-Old.aspx
Nutrition for ages 4-5 years: https://healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/preschool/nutrition-fitness/Pages/Feeding-and-Nutrition-Your-4-to-5-Year-Old.aspx

How to increase fruits and vegetables: https://healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/nutrition/Pages/How-to-Get-Your-Child-to-Eat-More-Fruits-and-Veggies.aspx

Fussy eaters: https://healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/nutrition/Pages/How-To-Please-Fussy-Eaters.aspx

My plate: https://healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/nutrition/Pages/MyPlate.aspx

Five food groups: https://healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/nutrition/Pages/The-5-Food-Groups-Sample-Choices.aspx