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healthy food

i want healthy eating plan
Is your child male or female?
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Female
What is your child's age?
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3 y and 7 month
What is your child's height?
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95 cm
What is your child's weight (kgs or lbs)
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12 kg
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Her weight is just below the 5th percentile and her height is between the 25-10th percentile for her age. Based on her weight / age, she should be consuming approximately 1600 calories per day as recommended the following; Fruits (limit fruit juices) = 1.5 cups; Vegetables 2 cups; Grains (cereals, breads) = 5oz equivalents; Meat & beans = 5oz equivalents; Dairy products (milk, yogurt) = 3 cups; Oils = 5 tsp; Additional calories to be used discretionary = 132. This food needs to be divided up between 3 meals and snacks between meals daily. Make sure she is eating a protein food each meal (meat, cheese, or yogurt) and try milkshakes instead of milk to help give her additional calories and protein for weight gain. Hoped this helped you.
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