Balanced diet for children

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

What and how much should children eat for their diet to be good


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General characteristics of a balanced meat for children

What is a balanced diet?

A balanced diet is that one where all the foods appear in the proper proportion, so we say they keep and equilibrium such it happens on a a scale.

If we eat too much of one food group, it upsets the balance.

What is a varied diet?

A varied diet is one containing all food groups and different foods within the same group.

To bee well balanced, a diet must also be varied, providing the amounts needed for energy, to grow properly and to protect us from disease.

What should a balanced diet for children have?

A balanced meal to feed children must have the following conditions:

nutrients characteristics

What children should eat for their diet to be balanced

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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