FOOD GUIDE PYRAMID (FOR 2-6 YEARS OLD CHILDREN)

 

The Food Guide Pyramid is a guide to daily food choices. It emphasizes food from major food groups. It is flexible and realistic and meant for children 2 years and older.

 

The Food Groups are:

 

  • Cereals i.e., Rice, Chappati (wheat), Porridge, Bread etc.
  • Vegetable Group
  • Fruits
  • Dairy products: i.e. Milk, Cheese, Yogurt etc.
  • Protein Group: i.e. Pulses, Beans, Nuts, Eggs and all the Non-Vegetarian foods
  • Fats, Oils, and Sugars: Use Sparingly.

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