Feeding and Nutrition: Your Four to Five Year Old

Good nutrition is an important part of your child’s healthy lifestyle. During the preschool years, your child should be eating the same foods as the rest of the family, with an emphasis on those with nutritional value. This includes fresh…

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Feeding and Nutrition: Your Three Year Old

As a preschooler, your child should have a healthy attitude toward eating. Ideally, by this age she no longer uses eating—or not eating—to demonstrate defiance, nor does she confuse food with love or affection. Generally (although almost certainly not always),…

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Feeding and Nutrition: Your Two Year Old

By age two, your toddler should be eating three healthy meals a day, plus one or two snacks. He can eat the same food as the rest of the family. With his improved language and social skills, he’ll become an…

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Feeding and Nutrition: Your One Year Old

You’ll probably notice a sharp drop in your toddler’s appetite after his first birthday. Suddenly he’s picky about what he eats, turns his head away after just a few bites, or resists coming to the table at mealtimes. It may…

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Mommy Calls – Feeding Your One Year Old

Dr. Tanya, Hi!  I have a 16 month old daughter. She still nurses a ton (every few hours during day and night). She is pretty small weighs 20.5 lbs. Very active (walked at 10 months, climbs everything) has over 35…

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Eat Right! – Web MD

I feel like I am always talking and writing about how to help your child eat healthier.  It’s not easy, especially in a busy family surrounded by a culture of fast food nutrition and couch potato fitness.  Having a healthy lifestyle takes hard work and perseverance, but it’s…

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