Why are fruits and vegetables good for children?
IMPORTANCE OF VEGETABLES AND FRUITS IN GIRLS AND BOYS’ DIET
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What are fruits and vegetables?
Fruits and vegetables are foods from plants.
Why are fruits and vegetables so important?
How many vegetables should we eat every day?
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Vegetables should be part of every meal either raw or cooked. We should consume them daily.
One serving of raw vegetables are 100-200 grams. In household measures they are a plate.
We should eat two to three servings of vegetables a day
How much fruit should we eat daily?
Fruits, like vegetables, should be part of the main meals. they should be consumed daily.
For desserts, fruits should be alternated with milk or milk products.
We should eat two to three servings of fruit a day
TO REMEMBER: FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
Characteristics of nutrients
Child feeding course index
More information on other foods and nutrition.
22 April, 2019