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Pediatric Nutrition Guidance

Norman Pediatric Associates Nutritional Guidance

Nutritional Tips

Here are the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) recommendations to help kids of all ages maintain a calorie-wise and healthy, balanced diet:

Age

Fruits (cups) Vegetables (cups) Grains (ounces) Meats & Beans (ounces) Milk (cups) Oils (tsps)
2-3 1  2 3 2 2 3
4-8  1-1.5  1.5  4-5  3-4 
9-13
Females 
1.5 
9-13
Males 
1.5  2.5   6
 14-18
Females 
1.5 2.5
 14-18
Males 

Calories*

  • 2-3 years: 1,000
  • 4-8: 1,200-1,400
  • 9-13 (female): 1,600
  • 9-13 (male): 1,800
  • 14-18 (female): 1,800
  • 14-18 (male): 2,200

* For active children, calorie requirements may be greater

About Nutrition Guidance

From newborns to toddlers and teens, our team will help you make the right nutritional choices for your child. We offer individualized, one-on-one nutritional guidance through every stage to ensure your child's healthy physical and mental development. And yes, breathe easy- we can even help with those picky eaters. 

As pediatricians and fellow parents, our goal is to provide you with the fundamentals of eating right, right from the start. 

Take a glance at how we can help:
  • Nutrition education for all ages
  • Lactation and bottle feeding consultation
  • Transitioning and self-feeding 
  • Special needs and diet concerns
  • Iron deficiency and anemia
  • Healthy weight management
  • Vitamin and supplement advice
  • Food allergies and intolerances 
  • Food safety
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