There are different food groups like
Milk and Milk products
It is more necessary to feed your kid with Calcium and Protein rich food items.
Some of the calcium rich foods are Milk, Cheese, and Yogurt.
Some of the Protein rich foods are Fish, Poultry, Eggs, Dry Beans, and Nuts.
Mentioning preferable diet plan for Four to six year old kid
1 Slice of Bread
½ cup of cooked rice
½ cup of cooked Cereals
Green Vegetable Group:
½ cup of cooked or raw vegetables
1 cup of raw or cooked leafy vegetables
Fresh Fruit Group:
1 piece of Fruit [Can be apple, Banana, melon etc.]
¾ cup of Juice
¼ cup of dried fruit
1 cup of milk or yogurt
1 piece/ounce of Cheese
1 piece of cooked fish
2 tsp of Peanuts or any nuts
½ cup of dry cooked beans.
Beware of the limit of fats and sweets that you include in your child’s diet, although fats are necessary for early growth and development of kids.
A good diet is the one which is low in carbohydrates and sugar. Nurturing includes providing a balanced and varied diet for your child. Children’s appetites change with their growth patterns. Each child’s metabolism is different with its own food requirements. Children grown up as lean or fat, this is normal. But kid will eat as much as his or her system demands at any time if you provide enough varied food at appropriate intervals.
Your attitude toward food can encourage your child to develop a healthy and good food habits.
So enjoy feeding your kid with healthy and nutritious food and see them growing in a healthy manner.