Comprehending the Five Recommended Food Groups for children

 

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If left up to some kids, the five food groups might end up being candy, chips, cookies, ice cream, and soda. And for some parents looking for quick and easy kid-friendly foods to feed their kids, the five food groups may be pizza, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, french fries and chicken nuggets. 5 Food Groups. The key to healthy eating is to enjoy a variety of nutritious foods from each of the 5 food groups.The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating displays the 5 food groups on a plate, in the proportion that you should be eating them throughout your day.

If you eat a variety of foods from each of these groups, your body will receive all the nutrients and vitamins it needs. Five Food Groups. Fruit Group. Vegetables Group.

Grains Group. Dairy Group. Protein Group.

Essential Nutrients. For younger children, you can introduce food groups in terms of what they are: There are five basic groups. Then on an old plate divide it into five with a white board pen board pen and label as the groups – this will easily wash off, and using the sheets below, cut out the foods and add them to the plate portion you think they belong too. Fun educational sheets to help children learn about the five food groups. These food group printables have easy to learn basic nutrition facts based on USDA guidelines and promote the importance of all five food groups.

Learning sheets, worksheets and fun activity pages promote healthy messages about a balanced meal made of foods from all five food groups. Preschoolers need to eat foods from all five healthy food groups: vegetables, fruit, grain foods, dairy and protein. Healthy foods have nutrients that are important for growth, development and learning. Your child should avoid foods high in salt, saturated fat and sugar, foods low in fibre and nutrients, and drinks with caffeine and lots of sugar. As the MyPlate icon shows, the five food groups are Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Protein Foods, and Dairy.

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans emphasizes the importance of an overall healthy eating pattern with all five groups as. One way that I teach them about nutrition and encourage them to eat healthy is by using this free food group sorting activity to learn about the 5 main food groups: fruit, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy. The grain group includes any food made from wheat, oats, cornmeal, barley, or other grain. Bread, tortillas, cereal, rice, and pasta belong in this group. At least half of the grains kids eat each day should be whole grains, such as oatmeal, brown rice, and whole wheat bread.

Nutrition for kids is based on the same principles as nutrition for adults. Everyone needs the same types of nutrients — such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, protein and fat. Children, however, need different amounts of specific nutrients at different ages.

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The five groups (namely, milk and meat, cereals, vegetables and fruits, fats and fatty foods, and sugars and sugary foods) were chosen based on existing knowledge at that time about food composition and nutritional needs.

“Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition E-Book” by Martha H. Stipanuk, Marie A. Caudill
from Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition E-Book
by Martha H. Stipanuk, Marie A. Caudill
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

This colorful plate shows the five main food groups—fruits, grains, vegetable, protein, and dairy—with the intended purpose to involve children and their families in making appropriate food choices for meals.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Kathryn Rhodes Alden, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Mary Catherine Cashion, David Wilson
from Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017

This colorful plate shows the five main food groups— fruits, grains, vegetable, protein, and dairy—with the intended purpose to involve children and their families in making appropriate food choices for meals and decrease the incidence of overweight and obesity in the United States.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, David Wilson
from Maternal Child Nursing Care
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier, 2013

This colorful plate shows the five main food groups (i.e., fruits, grains, vegetable, protein, and dairy) with the intended purpose to involve children and their families in making appropriate food choices for meals and decrease the incidence of overweight and obesity in the United States.

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

The USDA Food Patterns are useful daily food guides for planning healthful meals and snacks for young children ages two to five years; see chapter 10 to learn about food group amounts for children ages two and above.

“American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, Revised and Updated 4th Edition” by Roberta Larson Duyff
from American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, Revised and Updated 4th Edition
by Roberta Larson Duyff
HMH Books, 2012

It established the food-group format by organizing the food sources of nutrients then known to be needed for health into five categories: fruits and vegetables; meats and other protein-rich foods (including milk for children); cereals and other starchy foods; sweets; and fatty foods.

“Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health” by Marion Nestle
from Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health
by Marion Nestle
University of California Press, 2013

This colorful plate shows the 5 main food groups—fruits, grains, vegetable, protein, and dairy—with the intended purpose to involve children and their families in making appropriate food choices for meals and decrease the incidence of overweight and obesity in the United States.

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, Donna L. Wong, Annette Baker, R.N., Patrick Barrera, Debbie Fraser Askin
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, et. al.
Mosby/Elsevier, 2013

children age 2 to 6 years should choose six servings from the grain group, three from the vegetable group, two from the fruit group, two to three from the dairy group, and two from the meat, egg. and nut group each day.

“Textbook of Therapeutics: Drug and Disease Management” by Richard A. Helms, David J. Quan
from Textbook of Therapeutics: Drug and Disease Management
by Richard A. Helms, David J. Quan
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006

Adolescents need a balanced diet consisting of three servings from the milk-dairy group, two or three servings (6 to 7 oz total) from the meat group, three or four servings from the fruit group, four or five servings from the vegetable group, and 9 to 11 servings from the grain group (Fig. 18–4).

“Broadribb's Introductory Pediatric Nursing” by Nancy T. Hatfield
from Broadribb’s Introductory Pediatric Nursing
by Nancy T. Hatfield
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003

Meals would contain three tablespoons of about three different novel foods (fruits, vegetables, meat, starch, or dairy product), and taste sessions were used to introduce the child to a specific novel food.

“Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health: Fruits and Vegetables” by Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy
from Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health: Fruits and Vegetables
by Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy
Elsevier Science, 2009

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