October 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Oct2005, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p54
This section presents information on a food pyramid for children. The grains provides the fuel on which children's bodies run. At least half of grains consumed should be whole grains, which help control weight. Vegetables and fruits are loaded with a huge range of essential vitamins and minerals needed for good health. Dairy products give children calcium, vitamin D, and protein. Children need protein to maintain body tissues and build muscle. Nuts, seeds, legumes, eggs, and nut butters are good non-meat sources of protein.


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