Food groups for a healthy Toddler
- ¾ cup of vegetables and 1 cup of fruit are daily recommended foods for your Toddler.
Toddler food group serving size guide
Here are some sample food groups for a healthy Toddler and their recommended serving sizes to help meet the nutrition goals, shown below.
||Serving Size Examples
||Total Daily Goals:
||½ - ⅔ cup milk or yogurt
1 slice American cheese
|16 fl. oz.
||¼ cup soft, peeled and cooked, mashed or cut to bite-size pieces
(Limit juice to 4 fl. oz. of 100% juice, only once a day)
|¼ cup soft peeled, mashed or chopped fruit; 4 fl. oz. 100% fruit juice
||1-3 tablespoons cooked; mashed or easy-to-chew chopped meat, beans or eggs
(Choose whole grains whenever you can)
|¼ cup cereal, rice or pasta or ½ slice bread, ½ cup hot cereal
||2 oz. equivalent
||½-1 tablespoon dressing, cooking oil or soft margarine
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