By eating the types of foods discussed in Canada’s food guide, with some adjustments, children can get the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. Parents should offer or be working towards 3 meals per day with 2-3 snacks. Young children typically eat from one quarter to one half of an adult portion. Your child should decide how much they eat, trust their ability to follow their hunger and fullness cues.

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