Smart Sized Portions for Children
Smart Sized Portions for Children
|NDR-UK Ref No:||9099|
|Publication Format:||A5 leaflet|
Simple information to guide parents/carers of children aged 2-14 years on how to provide appropriate portion sized meals and snacks for a healthy balanced diet. With pictorial portion guides.
Advice requires some explanation from a Health Professional who has basic nutrition knowledge to enable correct implementation.
Educate families on age-appropriate food portion sizes. Raise awareness of healthy balanced meals, frequency of snacks and salt content of common foods eaten by children and young people.
The Target Group will be aware how to vary food choices and serving sizes to ensure:
- Healthy food choices (energy and salt)
- Age appropriate food portion sizes
- Frequency of food consumed including snacks and meals
- Fat, sugar and salt comply with age-appropriate recommendations.
Please note that this publication will be updated with the new Eatwell Guide upon reprint. For more information on the new Guide and related public health guidance, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-eatwell-guide.
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