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.

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

To bee well balanced, it 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 nutrient proportions:

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