Pediatric Nutrition

Feeding Your Child - Ages 13 and Older

Food Group Suggested Servings 13 and Older Nutrients Provided
Milk/Dairy
Milk
Yogurt
Cheese

 

4 daily  
1 cup
1 cup
1 1/2 oz.
 
Calcium
Riboflavin
Protein
Meat/Protein*
Beef, Pork, Fish, Poultry
Eggs
Peanut Butter
4 daily    
4 oz.
1 oz. or more
3 Tbsp.
 
Protein
Niacin
Thiamin
Iron
Fruit/Vegetables
Fruit
Fruit Juice
Vegetables
4-6 daily  
1 medium piece
8 oz.
3/4 cup
 
Vitamin C
Vitamin A
Breads/Cereals
Whole grain bread
Hot cereal, rice, pasta
Ready-to-eat cereal
Crackers
6-11 daily  
2 slices
1 cup
3 oz.
6-8
 
Thiamin
Iron
Niacin
Fats/Oils 3 daily—significant source of calories 1 Tbsp. Fatty Acids
Vitamins A, D, K, E

 

Other
1/3 c. pudding, ice cream, 2-3" cookies, 1 oz. cake, 1/3 oz. pie, 2 Tbsp. jelly
100 calorie portions—use in moderation. This group is a significant source of calories from fat and sugar. 3-4 portions