Including plenty of colourful vegetables and fruit in your children’s day helps set them up for a lifetime of healthy eating.
Fruit and vegetables not only give your children the energy, vitamins and minerals they need to grow and develop, they also help protect against chronic diseases.
Ministry of Health guidelines recommend that:
A serving is about a handful. Therefore a child’s serving will be smaller than an adult’s.
Tips to help tamariki enjoy 5+ A Day fruit and vegetables