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Tips for using the food guide pyramid for young children 2 to 6 years old


Author:
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (U.S.)
Source:
Other US
Year:
1999
Subject:
Children, Nutrition, Food habits, Psychological aspects, and Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Abstract:
The representation of the food guide pyramid included with this booklet has been adapted for young children as follows: foods are drawn in a realistic style; foods are those commonly eaten by 2- to 6-year old children; foods are in single serving portions when possible; the food groups have shorter names; the number of servings for food groups is a single number rather than a range. The booklet contains healthy eating tips, information on serving sizes, ideas for nutritious snacks, etc.
Format:
16 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 wall chart + 1 daily guide.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Center For Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Series:
Program aid (United States. Department of Agriculture) ; no. 1647
Collection:
Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection
Permanent URL:
https://archive.org/details/CAT10877536